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15 [or 20]. Totem poles at [..Alert Bay?..] Cormorant Is. B.C.
  • Canada Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
  • 15 [or 20]. Totem poles at [..Alert Bay?..] Cormorant Is. B.C., 1873–1936
  • Yukon & Northern Canada
  • Where object was made: Alert Bay, Cormorant Island, British Columbia, Canada
  • glass lantern slide, hand coloring
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 10.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7901
Description

Glass lantern slide showing a very brightly colored totem pole in front of a wooden building. The pole has a bird at the top with large beak and outstretched wings. Standing at the base of the pole is a man in a coat and hat.