Skip to main content

Tichkematse drawing of Cheyenne scalping Ute, 1879

Creator
Tichkematse 1857-1932
Subject
Fort Marion artists
Date
1879
Type
Ledger drawings
Physical Description
1 drawing : ink and watercolor ; 19 x 24 cm
Local number
NAA INV 08518900
NAA MS 290844
Culture
Cheyenne Indians
Ute Indians
Indians of North America Great Basin
Indians of North America Great Plains
Summary
Inscriptions read "Uta" and "Cheyenne." Depicts two men, Ute and Cheyenne, engaged in combat; Cheyenne is holding knife and scalping Ute who is firing revolver; feathered lance, bow and arrows nearby.
Cite as
Manuscript 290844, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Repository Loc.
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, Maryland
Data Source
National Anthropological Archives
See more items in
Tichkematse drawings of Cheyenne life 1879