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Drawing
Museum of Anthropology at UBC

during 1969
Object > Artwork
Related School
St. Michael's (BC)
Creators and Contributors
John Henderson
Culture
Wiwekam
Place Made
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Description
Stylized, standing figure, facing right with an ovoid head, crest or wing-like appendage at the top, forelimb with three digits is extended to the right side, and yellow and red legs, each with three digits, at the bottom. There is a profile face in the lower body. Otherwise mainly covered in red, yellow or green u forms. In blue ink and pencil, at the top right, there reads 'By John Henderson age - 13'. The drawing is on a vertically rectangular, white paper piece glued to white paper, then a red cardboard all in 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 a local television station.

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Repository Object Identifier
Nb3.1429
Display Measurements
overall: 71.3 cm x 56.0 cm x 0.2 cm
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