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BC Pavillion in Seville

Subseries contains photographs and textual records pertaining to the "Northwest Coast Indian Art Work" exhibit which was displayed at the BC Pavilion at the World's Fair in Seville Spain in 1992. The photo depict some of the artists involved in the project painting on a wooden screen. The textual records include copies of correspondence addressed to and written by McLennan about the artwork showcased at the World Fair. Other textual records include background information about the art work and brief biographies of the artists involved in the project.

Fred Alexcee painting - CMC

File contains prints and negatives of a painting by Frederick Alexcee titled "A Fight Between the Haida and Tsimshian". This painting is housed at the Canadian Museum of Civilization (now the Canadian Museum of History).

Painted screens

The textual records contained in this file include photocopies of paint samples and other research related to painted screens. The images in the file include historical photographs of Tsimshian longhouses, and Northwest Coast screens.

Painted sheet at Alert Bay event (?)

Photograph of a painted sheet and small portion of a painted board that are displayed in a field in Alert Bay, BC. Based on the content of related images in this file, this photograph was likely taken at an outdoor event and/or salmon barbecue.

Painted sheet at Alert Bay event (?)

Photograph of a painted sheet and small portion of a painted board that are displayed in a field in Alert Bay, BC. Based on the content of related images in this file, this photograph was likely taken at an outdoor event and/or salmon barbecue.

Two men in ceremonial dress, Alert Bay

Portrait of two men in ceremonial dress, one of whom is holding a carved and painted stick. The men are standing in front of a painted board and sheet, in a filed in Alert Bay, BC. Based on the content of related images in this file, this photograph was likely taken at an outdoor event and/or salmon barbecue.

Red Border Eye Design

Image depicts a painting with five crests--four resemble bird heads and surround a centre figure that resembles some kind of mammal. The black on white painting is matted with a red border. Slide notes say, "Sh 60 Ap 5-6"

Ovoid painting

Image depicts a painting filled with ovoid shapes that seem to comprise at least one creature. Painting is done in black on white with highlights of red.

Eagle Painting Red Border

Image depicts a painting done on wood, depicting an eagle. The painting is flanked by two small carvings that face the painting, depicting a bear and an eagle.

Mink and clouds

Image depicts a painting of a mink and clouds, created by Douglas Cranmer in 1965. Additional notes say, "Sh 50 Ap. 2.8"

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