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Catalog Number X1961.16.02
Title (FIG)HT BETWEEN CHEYENNE AND (COMA)NCHE INDIANS
Object Name Pictograph
Artist White Bear (ca. 1867-1886)
Dimensions W-23 L-29 inches
Medium Graphite/Pencil/Paper
Date 1885
Notes Color pictograph depicting battle between Cheyenne and other American Indians. Legend in script at left is only partially legible due to part of paper mising. "(Fig)ht between Cheyenne and (Coma)nche Indians. This battle ( ) ed between the years 1830 and (40?)nd was the most desperate engage(ment e)ver fought by these tribes. ( ) Cheyennes killed. "White Bear" a Cheyenne, convict (Penitentiary, Deer Lodge, Montana - April 1885."
Search Terms Pictograph
Deer Lodge, MT
Art
Historical