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Mary Snigaroff, Aleut Indian Woman,

Crayon drawing on wove drawing paper

Dimensions (Sheet): 305 x 221 mm (12 x 8.7 in.)

Signed in crayon, lower right: “W. Langdon Kihn 7/3/42”; inscribed, lower left: “Mary Snigaroff, Aleut Indian Woman”; inscribed on verso of original mount: “An Aleutian Islander / Atka Is Alaska. Mary Snigaroff / One of the finest basketweavers among Aleuts.”

Accession number: 1959.46.38

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. 38.

Work Type: drawing

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