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

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Chief Peter Moses, Old Crow, Yukon Territory, Loucheux

20th century
20th century
422 x 337 mm (16.6 x 13.3 in.)

William Langdon Kihn, American, (1898–1957)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Crayon drawing on wove paper from a spiral-bound sketch pad
Marks: 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.”
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.
Credit Line: Gift of the Bill family, 1959
Accession Number: 1959.46.7

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  • Native Americans
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

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

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