Totem poles

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1416 Archival description results for Totem poles

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(Replicas)?, mortuary poles (Haida), dwelling house and sea wolf, Totem Park, UBC, Vancouver

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.

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This file contains images of totem poles collected for research. Some images are from the collections of other institutions.

A break from carving

Image depicts Doug Cranmer taking a break from carving. He sits on a wooden stool with his chain saw at his feet.

A crane preparing to lift a totem pole

A crane prepares to lift a totem pole while a number of people oversee the process. The totem pole, originally carved by Charlie James and later restored by his son, Mungo Martin, was being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building.

A crane preparing to lift a totem pole

A crane prepares to lift a totem pole while a number of people oversee the process and stand on a scaffold to wrap the pole in padding. A crowd of people watch the process. The totem pole, originally carved by Charlie James and later restored by his son, Mungo Martin, was being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building.

A crane preparing to lift a totem pole

A crane prepares to lift a totem pole while a number of people oversee the process and stand on a scaffold to wrap the pole in padding. The totem pole, originally carved by Charlie James and later restored by his son, Mungo Martin, was being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building.

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole that is being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building. Staff wrap the pole in padding while a crowd of onlookers watches. The totem pole was originally carved by Charlie James and was later restored by Mungo Martin.

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole that is being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building. The totem pole was originally carved by Charlie James and was later restored by Mungo Martin.

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole that is being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building. Staff wrap the pole in padding while a crowd of onlookers watches. The totem pole was originally carved by Charlie James and was later restored by Mungo Martin.

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole

A scaffolding surrounds a totem pole that is being moved from Totem Park to the new Museum of Anthropology building. Staff wrap the pole in padding. The totem pole was originally carved by Charlie James and was later restored by Mungo Martin.

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