FMNH 14254.nosub[1]

  • CL-0001 14254
    Creator: Mr. Christopher J. Philipp : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: overall
  • 14254: Argalite miniature totem pole
    Photographer: Ron Testa : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Miniature totem pole. Catalogue card says: Carved slate totem pole. 21 inches high. Beginning at base, the figures are Seana Hoortsie; half bear, half killer; the butterfly; the Mother of the Haidas; Raven and Young Raven. Carved by Haida Indian Johnny Kit Elswa, interpreter to James G. Swan in 1883 when collecting on Queen Charlotte Islands. [Argalite? verify]
  • CN-0000 14254

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Top Half Obverse
  • CN-0000 14254

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Bottom Half Obverse
Catalog Number: 14254.nosub[1]
Description: totem pole (miniature)
Materials: stone; slate, stone; argillite
Cultural Attribution: Haida
Locality: Canada, British Columbia, Queen Charlotte Islands
Accession Number: [63] World's Columbian Exposition (Gift)
Accession Year:
Other Numbers: A106490c
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Province/State: British Columbia
Collector/Source: World's Columbian Exposition, James G. Swan
IRN: 1044543
GUID: 2d42d77f-56b2-464b-aa0a-4999e294a6fb