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Artist / Maker : Wasden, William HiƂamas Edward Jr. (Wak'analagalis)
Title : Swans
Date (Execution) : 1998
Geographical Origin : 'Yalis (Alert Bay); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : 'Namgis, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  :
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Two white and silver swans with black detailing face each other, touching beaks. The space between their necks creates a "heart" shape. The whole work is monochrome with black background.
Accession # : U014.3.669
Width (cm) : 48.50
Height (cm) : 27.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "This design was originally drawn to commemorate the 50th wedding anniversary of my grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hunt. It was an arranged marriage that has endured, just like the swans that stay together for life."