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Indian With Tomah...
Scholder, Fritz | Painting |...
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15.77 | 1970 | H: 58.25 in, width: 58.25 in, Frame height: 59.5 in, Frame width: 59.5 in | Indian With Tomahawk | William E. Weiss Contemporary Art Fund Purchase | Fritz Scholder created a series of Indian paintings in the years 1967 through 1980. He did not adhere to the traditional, idealized interpretation of the Indian as the noble savage. Instead, Scholder sought new and innovative pictorial representations to convey the harsher realities of the Indian world. As seen in this painting, the artist used bold, unnatural colors and distorted the image with loose painterly brushwork to create his personal vision of Indian reality. | Upper left: Scholder; Upper left reverse: -Indian with Tomahawk-1970/Oil on canvas | 15.77.jpg | 15.77.JPG | 15.77.JPG | Indian | Painting | oil on canvas | Scholder, Fritz

NA.702.31
So-soreh | Northern Plains |...
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NA.702.31 | 1900 | L: 55.125 in, width: 60.75 in | Written on back in blue: PAINTED/BY/KADZIE CODY-SHOSHONI INDIAN/NOVENBEN, 1906/PRESENTED TO F.A. HEPBURN./BY HIS WYPA | Communication and Media of Exchange: Writing and Records. Cow(?) hide, tanned; painted all over one side with horsemen hunting buffalo; the center has a sun dance pole and men dancing around it with others singing; also depicted is a tipi and a rider with a bonnet with a long trailer; colors are black, yellow, blue, green and red. ---Personal property of Mary Jester Allen Helen Cody Allen. | NA.702.31.JPG | na.702.31.jpg | NA.702.31.jpg | sun dance pole | rider with a bonnet with a long trailer | men dancing around it with others singing | tipi | horsemen hunting buffalo | painted hide | hide | cow | pigment | tanned | So-soreh | Northern Plains | Codsiogo | Eastern Shoshone | Cody, Cadzi

Buffalo Bill Cody...
Ross, Thom | Painting | acry...
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2.07.2 | 2006 | sight height: 35.75 in, sight width: 36 in, Frame height: 38.875 in, Frame width: 38.75 in | Buffalo Bill Cody Performing | Virginia Boal Hayden Acquisition Fund | 2.07.2.jpg | Painting | acrylic on canvas | Ross, Thom

2000.5.18
Browning Arms Co., St. Louis...
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2000.5.18 | Buckmark Silhouette | .22 | 655NY23863 | 2000.5.18.v2.jpg | 2000.5.18.v1.jpg | firearm | Browning Buck Mark Silhouette Semi-Automatic Pistol Maker: Browning Arms Co.; St. Louis, MO Serial Number: 655NY23863 Caliber: .22 LR Date: 1987-1999 Catalog Number: 2000.5.18 Bequest of the Maurice Albert Postle Estate | Browning Arms Co., St. Louis, MO, U.S.A.

grizzly bear
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NH.305.141 | grizzly bear | Mammalia | 305.141.JPG

1.69.676A/B
rack of poker chips and card...
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1.69.676A/B | ca. 1900 | rack height: 3.5 in, rack width: 6.375 in, rack length: 7.375 in, cover height: 4.25 in, cover width: 7 in, cover length: 8.125 in | Hardwood poker chip and card case with poker chips and full deck of cards, silver handle and black leather cover. | 1.69.676ab.jpg | 1.69.676abv2.jpg | 1.69.676b.jpg | 1.69.676B.JPG | rack of poker chips and cards | black | leather | handle | hardwood | silver

1988.8.1527
Christopher C. Brand, Norwic...
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1988.8.1527 | 1855-1875 | L: 38 in, Barrel length: 22.5 in, H: 8.5 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | 1-1/16" bore ML; whale gun | 1988.8.1527v2.jpg | 1988.8.1527v1.jpg | single shot | muzzle-loading | rifle | firearm | percussion lock | brass | wood | lead | steel | Christopher C. Brand, Norwich, CT, U.S.A.

Custer's Last Stand
Paxson, Edgar Samuel | Paint...
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19.69 | 1899 | H: 70.5 in, width: 106 in, Frame height: 98 x 73.75 in, Frame width: 132.75 x 108.75 in, frame depth: 2 in | Custer's Last Stand | Museum purchase | Paxson researched the Battle of the Little Bighorn and spent several years completing the painting. He then circulated it as a traveling exhibition. As part of the explanatory material on the painting, he prepared an outline key which identified the major figures (see diagram at right). | LRC: copyright by/E.S. Paxson Butte/M./99 [verso, LL:] E.S. Paxson/Butte Mont. U.S.A./copyright applied for - | Source: Paxson Heirs | Magazine: Western Art & Architecture: From Cowboy to Contemporary; Perspective: Edgar S. Paxson: Painter, myth maker aspired to historical accuracy, Charles Finn, Winter/Spring 2008, page 72-73 | 19.69.JPG | 19.69.web.jpg | 19.69.jpg | 19.69.jpg | 19.69.jpg | 19.69.jpg | Group | Figure | Indian | military | Animal | Painting | oil on canvas | Paxson, Edgar Samuel

NA.204.1
Oklahoma | Southern Arapaho ...
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NA.204.1 | ca. 1890 | width at shoulders: 33 in | Gift of J.C. "Kid" Nichols | Dress and Adornment - Religious Attire. Ghost dance dress - white buckskin dress, sinew sewn, rectangular strips pieced into shoulders, yoke/sleeves sewn to skirt, triangular extensions sewn at lower side seams to give skirt more flare; self fringe at side seams, added fringe at sleeve ends, self and added fringe at hem. Upper 3/4 of dress is painted blue with blue outlined natural buckskin stars in rows, painted green band separate blue upper dress from bottom 1/4 which is painted yellow-groups of 4 line and circle designs extend into yellow from green band, bottom edge has a red line with triangles pointing up, outlined with blue, triangular extensions have 2 rows of blue dots and 1 row of red dots at bottom. Yoke has laced-in fringe across front and back, fringes are trimmed with mescal seeds, ermine tails and feet, dyed red breath feathers and satin ribbons in fushia, blue, golden yellow on back, red, blue, faded light blue and faded pink on front, front also has an advertising mirror from Herbert Spencer cigars and a sinew wrapped lock of black hair. Four sleeve fringes on each sleeve are trimmed with 3 brass beads, right side fringes have 12 hawk bells, left side fringes have 9 hawk bells tied into them. | NA.204.1.jpg | NA.204.1.JPG | circle | triangles | dots | line | stars | Ghost Dance dress | brass beads | pigments | human hair | mirror | ermine | dyed feathers | silk ribbon | sinew | mescal seeds | brass bells | tanned deer hide | Oklahoma | Southern Arapaho

Wolverine
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NH.305.142 | Wolverine | Mammalia | 305.142.JPG

1.69.494
Alman & Co. | shoes | laces ...
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1.69.494 | ca. 1900 | H: 11.25 in | Inscribed inside top right shoe: The Balta/Reg. U.S. Pat. Office./Alman & Co./Paris New York | Pair ladies white buck leather street shoes, pointed toes, black heels, high top, laces. Original Buffalo Bill Museum Collection. Dimensions: Shoe size 5 1/2 A, Height is of each shoe | 1.69.494.jpg | 1.69.494ab.jpg | 1.69.494.JPG | shoes | laces | high top | leather | White | Alman & Co.

Black-billed Magpie
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NH.304.13 | Black-billed Magpie | Pica hudsonia | Aves | nh.304.13.jpg

1.69.72
The Whitehead & Hoag Co. | b...
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1.69.72 | April 14, 1896; July 21, 1896; ca. 1910 | Diameter: 1.25 in | Original Buffalo Bill Museum Collection | Printed on front: COL. W.F. CODY/BUFFALO BILL, Printed on back: (trademark)/Buttons made by/The Whitehead & Hoag Co./Newark, N.J., U.S.A./Pat. April 14,1896,/July 21, 1896 | Souvenir button, round yellow and brown tone photo of Buffalo Bill | 1.69.72.JPG | 1.69.72.JPG | Buffalo Bill | button | The Whitehead & Hoag Co.

NA.507.89
Cree | Chippewa | Rocky Boy'...
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NA.507.89 | ca. 1986 | circumference: 8.5 in | Ritual and Recreational Toys. Tennis ball completely covered with beaded buckskin, design motifs include an orange turtle with irridescent brown center, an orange tipi with light blue door and two sizes if diamond designs in royal blue, maroon, clear green, light blue, orange and irridescent borwn all on a white ground. | The Anguish of Snails: Volume 2, Folklore in the West; by Barre Toelken; Utah State University Press, Logan Utah; 2003; page 60 | na.507.89.jpg | NA.507.89dtl.JPG | NA.507.89.JPG | turtle | tipi | Diamond | door | ball | glass beads | tennis ball | rubber | Cree | Chippewa | Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, Montana

Study for Dying T...
Paxson, Edgar Samuel | Drawi...
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27.71.11 | ca. 1897 | sight height: 9 in, sight width: 7.5 in | Study for Dying Trumpeter | These two studies show Paxson working out the pose for the bugler in his 1899 oil painting Custer's Last Stand. The upper sketch is closer to the final version in which the bugler continues to sound his call as Custer's men fall. In the lower study of this grouping, Paxson drew a wounded soldier with a bugle lying beside him. | LR: Paxson;LR: for Custer/By Paxson | Framed with 27.71.12 | 27.71.11.JPG | 27.71.11.jpg | Figure | Drawing | pencil on paper | Paxson, Edgar Samuel

1988.8.4117
Other
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1988.8.4117 | 1988.8.4117v1.jpg | 1988.8.4117v2.jpg | Other | bayonet | scabbard

Gray Wolf
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DRA.305.98 | Gray Wolf | Canis lupus | Mammalia | 305.98.jpg

1.69.785
gauntlets | Buckskin | fring...
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1.69.785 | 1920-1939 | L: 15 in | Pair of buckskin gauntlets with beaded rose on backside of hand and buffalo on cuff, fringe on edge. Original Buffalo Bill Museum. Gift of Richard W. Leche | 1.69.785.jpg | 1.69.785.jpg | 1.69.785.JPG | rose | beaded | buffalo | gauntlets | Buckskin | fringe

The Broncho Buste...
Remington, Frederic | Sculpt...
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7.60 | 1909 | H: 31.5 in, L: 20 in, width: 19 in, base depth: 1.625 in, Base Width: 13.75 in, Base Length: 18.375 in, weight: 0 lbs | The Broncho Buster (large) | Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Trust Fund | Remington's sculpture representing a human struggle to control nature has become a classic symbol of the American West. The artist identified the subject as a cowboy "breaking a wild horse" in his copyright application for the first version of this sculpture. His twenty-three inch high bronze was so successful that the artist reworked the concept and modeled this larger version at the end of his life. | Right top of Base: Copyright BY/ Frederic Remington, Rear left side of Base: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS / N- Y-, Underneath Base N- 10 (inscribed) 644 | Has been called "recast" in the past. Existing crate: 38 1/4 x 24 1/2, 176# | 7.60.JPG | horse | Cowboy | Sculpture | bronze | Remington, Frederic

NA.403.86
Crow | horse chest decoratio...
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NA.403.86 | 1905 | overall length: 32.625 in, overall width: 15 in | Gift of Mrs. Henry H.R. Coe | Transportation, Land Transportation. Canvas backed, two beaded strips with beaded panel at the bottom with hawk bells and bead fringe; strips have red wool at top and green wool edging; hourglass beadwork design in blue, green, yellow, red nd white intermixed with red wool; panel stylized geometric and curvalineal floral design in red, green, yellow, white and lavendar on blue ground. | NA.403.86.JPG | na.403.86.jpg | na.403.86s.jpg | NA.403.86.jpg | strips | hourglass | curvalineal floral | stylized geometric | horse chest decoration | Beads | seed | green | wool | hawk | White | canvas | yellow | Red | bells | lavendar | blue | fringe | Crow

1994.28.14
Colt's Patent Manufacturing ...
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1994.28.14 | 1972 | L: 11 in, Barrel length: 5.5 in, H: 4.75 in | Gift in memory of Catherine Cotton | barrel, left side: Arizona Ranger Commemorative [barrel top:] Colt's Pt. F.A. Mfg. Co. Hartford, Conn. U.S.A./ 69311G70 | NIB | Scout | .22 | 323AR | 1994.28.14v1.jpg | 1994.28.14v2.jpg | 1994.28.14v3.jpg | 1994.28.14v4.jpg | firearm | nickel | steel | wood | pistol | Colt's Patent Manufacturing Company, Hartford, CT

Self Portrait
Russell, Charles M. | Painti...
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98.60 | 1900 | Image height: 12.375 in, Image width: 6.875 in, Sheet height: 13.5 in, Sheet width: 7.75 in, Frame height: 22.5 in, Frame width: 16.375 in, frame depth: 1.25 in | Self Portrait | Gift of Charles Ulrick and Josephine Bay Foundation, Inc. | With his feet planted solidly and his hat tipped back, Russell portrays himself as a stalwart and yet open person. He wears the red Metis sash that marked his individuality. As he wrote about himself, "I am old-fashioned and peculiar in my dress. I am eccentric (that is a polite way of saying you're crazy). I believe in luck and have had lots of it....Any man that can make a living doing what he likes is lucky, and I'm that." | LLC: Complements/of/CM Russell/(skull)/1900 [verso, top center:] #50 | 98.60.jpg | 98.60.JPG | 98.60.jpg | 98.60.jpg | 98.60.jpg | 98.60.jpg | 98.60.web.jpg | Portrait | Russell, Charles M. | Painting | watercolor on paper | Russell, Charles M.

Gray Wolf
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DRA.305.182 | Gift of Lila D. Putnam. Collected, prepared and mounted by Jack D. Putnam (1925-2009) | Gray Wolf | Canis lupus | Mammalia | 305.182.JPG

1988.8.7
Winchester Repeating Arms Co...
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1988.8.7 | 1960 | overall length: 38 in, Barrel length: 20 in, H: 7 in | Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection | Made for presentation to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1960. | (bottom of receiver, front:) 2500000 BBL: WINCHESTER-TRADEMARK- MADE IN U.S.A. MODEL 94. 30-30 WIN. WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL. TANG: WINCHESTER (IN GOLD) | This Model 1894 lever action carbine was especially finished to commemorate serial number 2,500,000 in the Model 1894 production line. Engraved and gold inlaid by master John Kusmit, its embellishment is based on the style no. 2 of the "Highly Finished Arms" catalog of 1897. No written record. | Winchester Model 1894 | .30-30 | 2500000 | 1988.8.7VIEW2.JPG | 1988.8.7VIEW3.JPG | 1988.8.7VIEW4.JPG | 1988.8.7VIEW1.JPG | bear | deer | firearm | walnut | carving | checkered | engraving | inlay | steel | sporting | carbine | Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, CT | engraver and gold inlay: John Kusmit