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Chief's House at Massett

Image depicts exterior view of Chief Wiah's Monster House and frontal house post with ceremonial entrance in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. In front of the house are ten seated figures. Printed around the border of the image is the photographer information "PHOTOGRAPHED BY R. MAYNARD, VICTORIA, . . . B. C." Handwritten inscription on the border reads "Chief's House at Massett [sic]". 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 "Chief's House at Massett [sic]".

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 Out pole of Delgamuukw's house; the boy is Harry Brown, whose Gitxsan name is Xsuwii 'Guus.

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 Half Way Out pole of Delgamuukw's house; the boy is Harry Brown, whose Gitxsan name is Xsuwii 'Guus.

Cod mask

Image depicts a frontal view of a cod fish mask. The mask features a very prominent red tongue.

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.

Constructing a canoe

Image depicts a partially completed canoe, filled with water outside. Two carvers, probably Douglas Cranmer and Godfrey Hunt, are also shown.

Constructing a canoe

Image depicts a carver, possibly Douglas Cranmer, working inside on what may be a canoe. Image is dark and it is difficult to see what he is doing.

Cooking salmon

Image depicts two adult males and several children who seem to be involved in cooking salmon outdoors.

D'zonoqua painting

Image depicts a painting of D'zonoqua, done in red and black on white. Additional notes indicate this work was painted by Douglas Cranmer in 1964 or 1965.

Dan George painting by Minn Sjolseth

Image of a painting of Chief Dan George, done by Minn Sjolseth, Carter's wife. This painting is from her North West Coast Series. It is printed on page 11 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers.

Anthony Carter

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