Ledger Drawing; Sioux Vs. Pawnee
Scene depicts two Native American''s, on the left one appears standing, left profile, hair in braid, knife at waist, separ on his left, shield with items on it, legs are hairy, feet look like an animal. From head is a long train-like drawing. Indian on right feather in hair, both arms raised with arrows in hands, look of glee in face. Three horse heads around the body. Reverse side of drawing is the ledger page, a picture of a church with horses and dogs ready for a fox hunt. Drawn by Alfred Parsons.
Hand written on left side: "Em 816 Dr.7 #4495 Indian Art"
*Hand written bottom left corner, ink: "Killed a pawnee and took his scalp in/78"
*Hand written left corner, pencil: "Yellow stars on black shield"
*Hand written bottom, pencil: "Sun-ca-wa-can=horse / Original Drawing by "Standing Bear"/chief Ogalla Sioux"
*Hand written right corner, pencil: "(Standing Bear.) (Mato-na-gin.)
*Hand written under horse heads,pencil: "Black paunee mo-can...
*Printed black ink reverse side: "Alfred Parsons / Naseby Church"
*Hand Printed back left side, pencil: "Indian Tribes - Sioux- Art- Drawing"
*Stamped back top right corner, black: "If used, please credit Library, State Historical Society of Colorado."
*Hand printed outside folder top left, pencil: "Sioux vs. Pawnee, drawing by Standing Bear / Pencil on paper"