Museum of Anthropology at UBC

during 1969
Object > Artwork
Related School
St. Michael's (BC)
Place Made
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Crayon drawing of a wide, heart-shaped, frontal head with a thin neck at the bottom. Black oval eyes with circle in circle centres, a black triangular nose, and black eyebrows. Red for the ears, cheek patches, nostrils, and upper lip. Teeth are black. Hair is a short, crew-cut style in black with red patches. Face is filled in with black crayon. Drawing is on a horizontally rectangular, white paper piece glued to a black cardboard with the same orientation. Covered with clear plastic.

From a collection of Northwest Coast inspired artwork produced by First Nations children at the Alert Bay Residential School during the 1968 to 1969 school year. The works were also part of an exhibition of student drawings, displayed at the Charles Sanderson Library in Toronto during 1970. They were also featured briefly by one of the local television stations.

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Display Measurements
overall: 56.0 cm x 71.3 cm x 0.2 cm


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