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

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

20th century
20th century
507 x 376 mm (20 x 14.8 in.)

William Langdon Kihn, American, (1898–1957)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Crayon and opaque watercolor drawing on drawing board
Marks: 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”
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.
Credit Line: Gift of the Bill family, 1959
Accession Number: 1959.46.29

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

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