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Ickwa and walrus heads
  • Lewis Lindsay Dyche
    born: Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, United States ; died: Topeka, Kansas, United States ; active: United States, Greenland
  • Ickwa and walrus heads, 1894–1895
  • Where object was made: West Greenland, Greenland
  • albumen print, hand coloring
  • Object Height/Width: 13 x 21.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/8 x 8 7/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7723

The hand colored image is of a man, identified as Ickwa, seated with two walrus heads before him. He has a hand on a tusk of each walrus. It is mounted on light colored mat board.