Sketchbook ("Ledger Book") with 37 drawings

Unknown Native American, Kiowa (?)


23.81 x 19.05 cm (9 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 9 1/16 x 7 1/4 in. (page size)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and colored pencils on paper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Green cloth-covered sketchbook, stamped in black with Egyptian revival designs and the word “Album”


Brig. Gen. Alfred C. and Rebecca Markley; by descent to Lewis Foulke Shoemaker; by descent to his wife, Mrs. Lewis F. Shoemaker, Devon, PA; by descent to her grandchildren, Edward, Mary Lucretia, and Anne; 1995, partial gift and partial sale of Edward F. Shoemaker, Mary Lucretia Shoemaker, and Anne Shoemaker Matheson to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 1995)

Credit Line

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