Workbook Page, c. 1893

  • Sioux, Native American

Ink on paper

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

Founders Society Purchase

81.757.13

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Sioux
  • Education
  • Arithmetic
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Exercises
  • Workbook
  • Page
  • South dakota
  • Rosebud indian reservation

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed in ink at lower center: Arthur W. Feathertail. | 15 Years old. | 3rd Year Grade. | 5 Years in School. | Two Kettle Sioux Indian.

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, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Sioux, Native American, Workbook Page, c. 1893, ink on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.757.13.