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Workbook Page, ca. 1893

  • Sioux, Native American

Ink on paper

  • Sheet: 10 5/8 × 8 1/2 inches (27 × 21.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


Inscribed in ink at lower center: Jennie Long | 15 years old | Primary Grade | 8 months 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 on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.757.11.