Carvings

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Eagle bas relief

Image depicts a side view of the top of a carving featuring an eagle. Photo appears to have been taken inside and another piece of art appears to the left side of the photo. Views of this carving can be seen in items a034483 - a034486.

Partially painted carving

Image depicts a side view of the top of a partially painted carving featuring what may be a Thunderbird. Views of this carving can be seen in items a034483 - a034486.

Thunderbird carving

Image depicts a large carving, possibly of a Thunderbird. Painted in black, white, green, and tan, the wings are spread out wide.

Sleeping face

Image depicts a carved head. The eyes on the face are shut; the mouth is open in an o-shape.

Sea gull mask, side view

Image depicts a side view of a sea gull mask. The bottom section of a totem pole is visible on the right side of the photo.

Old whale mask

Image depicts an old mask of a whale. Several parts are articulated and held together with string. Mask may have been found in Quatsino, on the northern portion of Vancouver Island.

Interview with Bill Reid about Celebration of the Raven Part 1

Item is the first of a three part sound recording of an interview with Bill Reid about the origins of his carving The Raven and the First Men, located at MOA. The interviewer is unknown. During the interview Bill Reid discusses how the sculpture was the result of a highly collaborative process involving other artists, his impression of the location of the carving in MOA, and his working relationship with Walter C. Koerner who commissioned the sculpture. He lastly discusses his representation and interpretation of the Haida legend that the carving is based on. This recording is part of Celebration of the Raven which documented the creation of the Raven and the First Men Sculpture, its relocation to the Museum of Anthropology, and the unveiling by the Prince of Wales in 1982.

Model, B. Reid, Raven and Clam myth

Image of Bill Reid's small boxwood sculpture "The Raven Discovering Mankind in a Clam Shell," which he completed in 1970. He was later commissioned to make a much larger version of this sculpture for the Museum of Anthropology, which he titled "The Raven and the First Men."

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