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Culture/People
Haida
Possible owner
Hume Blackley Babington, Non-Indian, 1871-1934
Previous owner
Evoryna May Brodhurst (Evoryna May Babington/Mrs. Norman Robert Broadhurst/E. M. Brodhurst), Non-Indian, 1882-1974
Seller
Evoryna May Brodhurst (Evoryna May Babington/Mrs. Norman Robert Broadhurst/E. M. Brodhurst), Non-Indian, 1882-1974
MAI agent
William A. Newcombe (William Newcomb), Non-Indian, 1884-1960
Object Name
Brooch/Pin
Media/Materials
Seal tooth/teeth, gold, metal jewelry findings
Techniques
Hammered, engraved
Object Type
Adornment/Jewelry
Place
Haida Gwaii(Queen Charlotte Islands); North Coast Regional District (Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District); British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago
Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Evoryna May Babington Brodhurst (Mrs. Norman Robert Brodhurst, 1882-1974) or that of her brother Hume Blackley Babington (1871-1934, a ship captain in Vancouver and Prince Rupert); purchased by MAI in 1937 from Evoryna Brodhurst through William A. Newcombe (1884-1960, a Vancouver, British Columbia, collector).
Catalog Number
19/6107
Barcode
196107.000
See related items
Haida
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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