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Bird figure  (Sculpture)  "circa 1950"

James Brower (James Fredrick Brower), Nuwukmiut Inupiaq [Point Barrow]

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



More Information

Time Period:

1945-1955

Materials:

Whale bone, baleen

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid

Dimensions:

14.7 x 8.4 x 13 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Nuwukmiut/Point Barrow], Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic

City:

Point Barrow

County:

Arctic Slope Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Florence C. Krummel (1911-2003, retired high school teacher) and Bernhard U. Krummel (1911-1990) from the artist, probably between 1973 and 1980 when they lived in the Anchorage, Alaska, area; donated to NMAI by their daughter Maradel Krummel Gale in 2003.

Source ID:

NMAI_278661

Catalog Number:

26/2549

Album Name:

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