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Thunderbird totem pole, side view

Image depicts a side view of a Thunderbird totem pole. The Thunderbird's head and neck are clearly visible. Underneath a human figure and a head appear. Views of this pole can be seen in items a034487 - a034492.

Carving a totem pole

Image depicts Douglas Cranmer in the process of carving a pole. The early cuts are made with a chain saw.

Taping paper to a totem pole

Image depicts Doug Cranmer preparing to make a rubbing image (using kraft paper and crayon) of the carving on a totem pole. Another person, possibly Godfrey Hunt, assists by holding the paper.

Partially carved totem pole

Image depicts a partially carved totem pole resting on the ground. Doug Cranmer is visible in the lower left corner of the image; another carver works on the pole. A can of paint is visible, but not in use.

Partially carved pole

Image depicts three carvers working on a totem pole. The centre carver is Doug Cranmer; the man on Cramner's right may be Godfrey Hunt. A woman works, possibly sanding, image right.

Canoe Carving break

Image depicts a partially carved canoe outdoors with Godfrey Hunt and Douglas Cranmer sitting as the canoe is filled with water from a hose.

Constructing a canoe

Image depicts Douglas Cranmer with a partially finish canoe filled with water. He seems to be measuring, and possibly preparing to stretch the canoe's interior to make it wider.

Carving details

Image depicts a a closeup view of a carving. It is unfinished, and marks on the wood are visible.

Massett Village

Image depicts canoes, house, house posts, and totem poles on a shoreline in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Printed around the border of the image is the photographer information "PHOTOGRAPHED BY R. MAYNARD, VICTORIA, . . . B. C." Handwritten inscription on the border reads "Massett [sic] Village Q. Ch. Is." Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, AND DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, COR. OF DOUGLAS AND JOHNSON STS., VICTORIA, B. C. -- Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for Sale." A handwritten inscription reads "Indian Totems Queen Charlotte's Island".

Grizzly Bear House interior posts

Image depicts interior posts of the Grizzly Bear House, Masset, B. C. (same as in a039354). The posts are displayed with a Chilkat blanket, painted hat, and two daggers that probably belonged to Xa

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