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Joe Brown, a Tsimshian Indian of Gitsegyaukla, Upper Skeena River, B.C.,

Crayon and opaque watercolor drawing on drawing board

Dimensions (Sheet): 507 x 376 mm (20 x 14.8 in.)

Signed, lower right: “W. Langdon Kihn”; inscribed on verso: “Joe Brown or Skawumlaha (first foremost into heaven) of Kisgahast (fireweed) crest of Kitsegukla headress… grouse Button blanket”

Accession number: 1959.46.29

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. 29.

Work Type: drawing

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