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U014.3.398
Artist / Maker : Johnny, Maynard Jr.
Title : Hummingbirds
Date (Execution) : 2003
Geographical Origin : Vancouver Island; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Penelakut, Coast Salish, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Narrow horizontal composition with a yellow flower in the centre and two black hummingbirds flanking it on both sides.
Accession # : U014.3.398
Width (cm) : 55.50
Height (cm) : 15.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "The Hummingbird is a symbol of Love, Peace, and Harmony. It is believed that Hummingbirds are so fast that they are impossible to catch. One story tells of a man catching a Hummingbird and giving the tail to a woman he loves to prove his love for her."