MODEL TOTEM POLE

Haida or Tlingit
Northern BC or Southeast Alaska
late 19th century
wood, paint
height: 87"

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N4319

Photographs

Reverse inscribed in black ink: ‘Walter’s Coll / 1909’ and ‘1 QTP-175 / Haida’

PROVENANCE

Probably Walter C. Waters, Wrangell, Alaska, circa 1909
The Fred Harvey Company, Albuquerque
Robert L. Stolper, New York, acquired from the above 
Katherine Banowit, Palm Springs, acquired from the above 
Debbie Reynolds, Palm Springs, acquired from the above 
Edwin and Cherie Silver, Los Angeles, acquired from the above in July 1972

PUBLISHED

Shamanic Regalia in the Far North, Anawalt, Patricia Rie, London, 2014

EXHIBITED

Reportedly exhibited at the World’s Fair: Columbian Exposition, Chicago, May 1 - October 30, 1893