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U014.3.351
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Ross Sr.
Title : Tlingit Bear and Raven
Date (Execution) : 1999
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Red bordered circle in centre with red, yellow and black bear within it. Two green, black and red birds (ravens) flanking the right and left of the circle with their beaks almost touching at the top.
Accession # : U014.3.351
Width (cm) : 65.50
Height (cm) : 48.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "There are two lineage crests of the Hunt family. The first designs used on a Hunt Big House were of the Bear and Raven. They were done in Tlingit art style, and Calvin Hunt did a copy of them some years ago. The Bear crest is a sign of strength and the Raven is the Trickster." - Ross Hunt Sr.