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Harpooning
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis
    1868–1952
    born: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • Harpooning, 1915
  • The North American Indian (1907-1930) Volume XI
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • photogravure
  • Object Height/Width: 35 x 26 cm
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • S2007.110
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Copy of a photograph of a man standing at the front end of a canoe, spear raised in anticipation of stabbing into the water. Man wears a wrapped garment of loosely woven cedar bark. Black and white.