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Catalog Number X1915.01.03
Object Name Drawing
Artist Curley
Dimensions H-12.5 W-7.75 inches
Medium Graphite/Paint/Paper
Date 1886-1887
Notes Drawing of a yellow figure of an American Indian. Outline drawn with graphite pencil and colored in with crayon. Shoulder and chest marks painted with blue watercolor. Figure is wearing a blue loincloth, green kneebands, two feathers in his hair and an abalone shell necklace. Coup stick is held in left hand. Glued to paper backing which is deteriorated. Glue shows through paper. Label typed on bottom. "Original drawings made by Curley, Crow Indian Scout, only living survivor of the Custer Massacre on the Little Big Horn June 26, 1887. On Gray Bull River, Wyoming. Donated by Beason, Chas., I., Chicago, Ill."
Search Terms Ledger Art
Native American
American Indian