• Title:

    Man Who Carries the Sword

  • Date created:

    circa 1875

  • Artists/Makers:

    Man Who Carries the Sword (George Sword), Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), ca. 1847-ca. 1910

  • Place:

    Pine Ridge Agency; Pine Ridge, Pine Ridge Reservation; Shannon County; South Dakota; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Painting

  • Media/Materials:

    Paper, watercolor, ink

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Said to have been collected circa 1880 by John W. Alder (1844-ca. 1920, a store clerk and bookkeeper in Lawrence, Kansas); inherited by his son Eugene C. Alder (1876-1955); purchased by MAI from Eugene Alder in 1921.

  • Dimensions:

    32.2 x 33.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    10/9628

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