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Workbook Page, ca. 1893

  • Sioux, Native American

Ink and paper

  • Sheet: 10 5/8 × 8 inches (27 × 20.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


Inscribed in ink on lower left: Arthur W. Feathertail | 15 Years old | 3rd Years Grade | 4 Years in School | Two kettle Sioux Indian

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)

Sioux, Native American, Workbook Page, ca. 1893, ink and paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.757.2.