Totem pole

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Culture/People
Haida [Kasaan]
Previous owner
Eagle, Haida [Kasaan]
Seller
Alaska Fur Company (Hudson Bay Fur Company)
Object Name
Totem pole
Media/Materials
Wood, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
1323 x 144 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Old Kasaan; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name
Prince of Wales Island
Date created
circa 1875
Collection History
Formerly owned by Eagle (Kasaan Haida); purchased by MAI in 1941 from the Hudson Bay Fur Company (Seattle, Washington, later called the Alaska Fur Company, and having no relation to the Hudson's Bay Company).
Catalog Number
20/4100
Barcode
204100.000
See related items
Haida [Kasaan]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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