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U014.3.308
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Eugene
Title : Voyagers
Date (Execution) :
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Circular composition with black border and red and white rope. Within the circle are two black and red whales touching nose to fluke and two characters on a canoe in the centre of the whales.
Accession # : U014.3.308
Width (cm) : 54.50
Height (cm) : 58.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "This design depicts a chief figure wearing his eagle headdress and a Raven dancer in the bow of a canoe. The water is depicted as a sea monster figure under the canoe. These figures are surrounded by two Killer Whales, who are surrounded by four canoes tied together with cedar rope. The outside border is done as waves under the canoes. The main crest of the Hunt family is a Raven and the Killer Whale figures represent Emma Hunt's Nootkan ancestry." - E.H.