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Boats in harbour

Image depicts a variety of boats moored in a harbour. Some other structures, possibly related to the harbour, are also visible.

Broken totem pole

Image depicts a part of a fallen totem pole, surrounded by foliage. The animal may be a wolf; it depicts teeth in an open mouth.

Carving of Grizzly Bear of the Water

Image depicts a carving of a creature that resembles a bear--with fins. The carving sits on a wooden structure, possibly a carver's bench. Several buildings can be seen behind the carving platform.

Carving of Hawaao

Image depicts a carving of an animal that resembles a mountain lion. This carving is a part of the Poles of Arhteeh in Kitwanga.

Child and totem pole

Image depicts a child leaning against the base of a totem pole. The pole shows a human figure in profile. See also item a034828 for another view of this pole.According to George Read, Stanley Read's son, the pole in the image is the Half Way...

Child and totem pole, view two

Image depicts a child leaning against the base of a totem pole. The pole shows a human figure with an open mouth. See also item a034827 for another view of this pole.According to George Read, Stanley Read's son, the pole in the image is the...

Deer in a clearing

Image depicts a deer running through a clearing. In the distance are several unidentified, human-made constructions, trees, a river, and mountains.

Drying Fish

Image depicts a rack set up in a clearing where fish appear to be drying. The area around the rack is scrub land and mountains can be seen in the distance.

Dusty road

Image depicts a rural dirt thoroughfare with brush on either side of the road. The terrain is somewhat hilly.

Face carving

Image depicts a human face, probably carved in wood. The image is cropped, but it appears that trees are growing behind this sculpture. This carving may be from Kitwanga, BC, as described by Read in his journal.

Fallen totem pole

Image depicts a totem pole lying on the ground. Figures are difficult to identify, but the most prominent one is probably human. Read`s diary indicates that this photo was probably taken at either the Kitwanga or Kispiox village site in Gitxsan te...

Fleet of boats

Image depicts a fleet of boats, likely fishing boats, on the water. Trees and mountains are visible in the distance.

Flora

Image depicts an area filled with blooming flowers and leaves from other nearby plants.

Kitwanga totem close up

Image depicts a a close up of a totem pole with a human figure holding a bear. This appears to be a pole from Kitwanga, also depicted in item a034845.

Kitwanga totem poles

Image depicts several totem poles standing in a row. Read's pencil notes suggest that these are the Poles of Arteeh at Kitwanga .The pole second to the right is called the Pole of the Mountain Lion. See also items a034845 and a034846.

Launching a boat

Image depicts either the launching or landing of a boat. Another smaller boat is visible on the left side of the image. The fleet of boats from item a034785 is visible behind these two smaller boats.

Lighthouse

Image depicts a lighthouse and several other buildings that stand atop a rocky cliff at the edge of a body of water.

Log structure

Image depicts a large building constructed of logs, with a stone foundation. It appears to be situated in a wooded area.

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