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The Octopus Catcher (Qagyuhl)
  • Edward Sheriff Curtis
    born: Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
  • The Octopus Catcher (Qagyuhl), 1915
  • The North American Indian (1907-1930) Volume X
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • photogravure
  • Object Height/Width: 35 x 27 cm
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • S2007.112

Copy of a photograph of a person wearing a wrapped garment of woven cedar bark standing in shallow water. He holds a spear near the water, an octopus at the point.