Sketchbook ("Ledger Book") with 33 drawings

1885
Silver Horn (Huangooah), Kiowa Apache (American, 1860–1940)


Dimensions

Sheet: 25.4 x 35.3 cm (10 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1994.429

Medium or Technique

Contains 33 drawings executed in graphite and colored pencils (or crayons); papers, some colored, watermarked Montgolfier a St. Marcel-Les-Annonay.

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Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Brown cloth sketchbook, 34 leaves with 33 pages of drawings and facing captions written in red ink. Drawn at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1885-1887. Contains historical scenes involving Kiowa and their allies and enemies.

Inscription

Inside front cover in pen and blue ink: The Property of Mrs. Lewis F. Shoemaker, Devon, PA.; three newspaper obituaries of Gen. Alfred C. Markley.

Provenance

Brig. Gen. Alfred C. and Rebercca Markley; Lewis Foulke Shoemaker; his wife, Mrs. Lewis F. Shoemaker, Devon, PA; her grandchildren

Credit Line

Gift of the grandchildren of Lucretia McIlvain Shoemaker and the M. and M. Karolik Fund