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U990.14.490
Artist / Maker : David, Joe
Title : Whaler's Drum
Date (Execution) : 1980
Geographical Origin : Opitsaht, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Nuu-chah-nulth, Tla-o-qui-aht
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Circular design in black and orange; geometric rendering of two whalers with spears on canoes aiming at whales.
Accession # : U990.14.490
Width (cm) : 50.50
Height (cm) : 55.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : This design comes form a West Coast Chief's Whaling Hat. It is the fourth in a series of four Drum designs the Joe has been working on since 1977. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)