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Waiting for the Seal
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis
    born: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Waiting for the Seal, 1915
  • The North American Indian (1907-1930) Volume XI
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • photogravure
  • Object Height/Width: 26.5 x 35 cm
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • S2007.109

Copy of a photograph depicting a man crouched on a rock by the water's edge. He is wearing a wrapped garment of loosely woven cedar bark and he holds a harpoon, the line visible in the foreground. Black and white.