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U990.14.767
Artist / Maker : Vickers, Roy Henry
Title : Eagle's Rainbow
Date (Execution) : 1984
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Haida, Heiltsuk, Tsimshian, English
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Black and red eagle with outstretched wings and rainbow arch above it connecting at wings. Red, orange, yellow, green and blue.
Accession # : U990.14.767
Width (cm) : 75.00
Height (cm) : 55.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "Eagle's Rainbow is produced produced in celebration of ten years of printing with Open Pacific Graphics in Victoria, B.C. It was the spring of 1974 when I walked into the print shop on Johnson Street. The result was my first limited edition silkscreened print. It seems that the ten intervening years have slipped by too quickly. The inspiration for "Eagle's Rainbow" came on the very afternoon I decided to produce a print for gallery distribution. Outside the print shop there was a beautiful rainbow and a few minutes later, two eagles soared high above Victoria. It seems fitting then to unite the eagle, my crest, and the rainbow as a symbol of the past ten years of working together with one of our countries [sic] finest silkscreen printers." R.V