MS 7616 Roland N. Whitehorse paintings
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Whitehorse, Roland Noah, 1920-1998
Physical Description:
11 Items

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The paintings are of grotesquely comical men. One painting folds at the edges so that it stands. It is a bust of a cadaverous man, with eagle feathers, discolored eye, diaper pen on a braid, tattoos, and other objects. There is another copy of this and two preliminary drawings. owing the front, side, and view of a pot-bellied man with garish body paintings.
Scope and Contents
Three paintings are a set. They show three views of the same pot-bellied, garishly painted man. The remaining pieces are pencil sketches of similar figures in various poses.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7616

Local Note
Local Note
Watercolor, pencil drawings

Digital Content

Using the Collection
NAA MS 7616, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Sent to Candace Green by Roland Whitehorse in November 1994 and transferred to NAA by Green.

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746