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Anonymous Kiowa drawing of episodes from the Split Boys stories where the boy's mother dies and the Split Boys kill Grandmother Spider's husband, who is a snake

Catalog Data

Collection Creator:
Mooney, James, 1861-1921  Search this
Collection Artist:
Murphy, Charles (Cheyenne)  Search this
Sweezy, Carl, 1881-1953  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (watercolor and ink, 38 x 25 cm.)
Culture:
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Ledger drawings
Date:
n.d
Local Numbers:
NAA INV 08889400 OPPS NEG 92-11118 NAA MS 2531, Volume 2
Place:
United States Oklahoma Territory.
United States Oklahoma.
Album Information:
MS 2531-02 006
Genre/Form:
Ledger drawings
Collection Citation:
Manuscript 2531, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
MS 2531 James Mooney notebooks principally regarding Kiowa, Cheyenne, and Arapaho shield and tipi designs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-ms2531-ref19