Image depicts a large Tibetan building, possibly a temple or a monastery. Traditional Tibetan architectural features visible here include a structure with multiple windows to let in sunlight and a flat roof to preserve heat. These dwellings are often constructed with a combination of wood, rocks, cement, and earth. Several figures are seated in front of this dwelling near a row of drums.
MOA Object ID numbers correspond to poles in the image from left to right.
A50030 carved by Bill Reid and Doug Cranmer (1961-62) as the frontal pole for the front of the Haida house, at the University of British Columbia, for display in Totem Park. Moved to the new Museum of Anthropology grounds in 1978. Pole was removed from the Haida House in 2000-09 and placed in a greenhouse tent for conservation treatment and drying. Pole was then re-raised in the Great Hall of the Museum on Oct. 31, 2002.
Item is a photograph showing a landscape with a river in the foreground and mountains in the background. A single house is in the centre. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a <i>dak</i> is referred to as being "a post system by means of transport relays of horses stationed at intervals along a route or network, carrying mail and passengers". A dak bungalow refers to a lodging house, typically one story with a large verandah, along a dak route.
Item is a negative showing a two women, Vera Kamchi and Minnie Parker, standing in front of a tall wooden fence. The fence is in front of a large house with snow on the roof. There is a mountain covered in snow in the background.