Workbook Page, ca. 1893

  • Sioux, Native American

Graphite on paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 10 7/8 × 7 7/8 inches (27.6 × 20 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.756.23

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Sioux
  • Education
  • Graphite
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Student drawings
  • Workbook
  • Map
  • Page
  • New hampshire
  • Rosebud indian reservation

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil at lower right: Jessie Bear doctor, | Age 12, 1st year in school.

Provenance

I. George Wright, U.S. Indian Agent (Rosebud Agency, South Dakota, USA); his daughter; obtained by Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981] in Chicago; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Sioux, Native American, Workbook Page, ca. 1893, graphite on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.756.23.