Workbook Page, c. 1893

  • Sioux, Native American

Ink on paper

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

Founders Society Purchase



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Inscribed in ink at lower left: Nellie Ghost Face | 16 years old. | 3rd year Grade. | 5th year 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, c. 1893, ink on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.757.9.