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U011.81.5
Artist / Maker : Jackson, Robert B.; Nagwa
Title : Untitled (Raven)
Date (Execution) : c. 1980
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : graphite
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : design drawings
Visual Description : First Nations preliminary sketch of a raven (taking up half the paper) for symmetrical serigraph print run. Raven is a major clan crest for Tsimshian culture and figures prominently in many myths and legends. Depicted with the sun in its beak, this type of design refers to Raven bringing light to the world, a metaphor for understanding.
Accession # : U011.81.5
Width (cm) : 48.00
Height (cm) : 61.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement :