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Memorial carving for a chief

Image depicts a carving (possibly concrete) of a fish-like creature with a dorsal fin, mounted on stone. The inscription reads CHIEF WIEAHAKYSOU (?) Died Mar 1912 Aged 70 years.

Woman weaving basket

Image of a woman weaving a basket. Different images of the same woman and scene are printed on page 112 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Basket weaving, and art that reaches its highest form among the Nootka tribe, is still very much in vogue today. Here Mrs. Wilson works with local grasses to create a beautiful little trinket basket."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John & carvings

Portrait of Jimmie John with one of his carvings. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John & carvings

Portrait of Jimmie John with one of his carvings. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

Jimmie John (92 yrs), Cecilia John (83 yrs), Last of Jimmie's carvings

Portrait of Jimmie John with two of his carvings. A similar image is pictured on page 97 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "Jimmie John, one of the best of the Nootka carvers, shown here displaying a piece of his work, a replica of the famous Chief Maquinna mask."

Anthony Carter

Bill Reid’s 7waasru (Wasgo )

Image of carving by Bill Reid, 7waasru (Wasgo). The carving was commissioned by the University of British Columbia for display in Totem Park, originally. The sculpture was moved to the Museum of Anthropology in 1978.

Anthony Carter

Feast dish

Image of a feast dish. This dish is now part of MOA's object collection.

Anthony Carter

Coppers, 1976-77 [with artists]

Image of four unidentified individuals holding up pieces of copper. They appear to be standing next to the carving shed at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

Anthony Carter

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