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House post representing the speaker of the house  (Architecture/Housing)  "1800-1900"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1800-1900

Materials:

Cedar, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

81 x 275 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Northwest Coast, Koskimo Kwakwaka'wakw, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast

Site Name:

Quatsino Sound

County:

Mount Waddington Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Formerly installed at the house of Chief Kelagius ( Kwakwaka'wakw); collected by Captain D.F. Tozier (1843-1926, associated with the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service) between 1894 and 1907; purchased by MAI in 1917 or 1918.

Source ID:

NMAI_81301

Catalog Number:

7/5488

Album Name:

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