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In a Wigwam of Primitive Construction
  • Chris Pappan
    born 1971
    born: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
  • In a Wigwam of Primitive Construction, September, 2011
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: wove, 1870s ledger
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.9 x 20.6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 5/8 x 8 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16.9 x 20.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 5/8 x 8 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0014
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

An image of a metal camper (trailer), likely from the 1950s or 1960s, with a "No Trespassing" sign hanging in the front window. The drawing is done on a piece of 1870s ledger paper with late-1800s transaction entries written in pencil and ink across the top fourth of the image.