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Chief Peter Moses, Old Crow, Yukon Territory, Loucheux,

Crayon drawing on wove paper from a spiral-bound sketch pad

Dimensions (Sheet): 422 x 337 mm (16.6 x 13.3 in.)

Signed in crayon, lower center: “A. LANGDON KIHN”; inscribed, lower right: “Chief Peter Moses, Old Crow, Yukon Territory, Loucheux”; inscribed in ink on verso of original mount, upper left: “CHIEF MOSES Chief Peter Moses / Loucheux Indian of Old Crow on the Porcupine River in Yukon Territory. Decorated by Canadian Government for fund raising contributing among his tribesmen for World War II chest.”

Accession number: 1959.46.7

Gift of the Bill family, 1959

Bibliography: The Edward Lyman Bill Collection of Indian Portraits and Landscapes of the Western United States by W. Langdon Kihn [catalog for exhibition June 20 – July 6, 1957] (Old Lyme, CT: Florence Griswold House, 1957), cat. no. 7.

Work Type: drawing

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