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Image: Mike Mercheenan, Aleut Indian, Born Atka Island, Alaska, 1877

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Mike Mercheenan, Aleut Indian, Born Atka Island, Alaska, 1877

20th century
283 x 221 mm (11.1 x 8.7 in.)

William Langdon Kihn, American, (1898–1957)

Object Type: drawing
Medium and Support: Crayon drawing on wove drawing paper
Marks: Signed in crayon, lower right: “W. Langdon Kihn”; inscribed, lower right: “7/4/42”; inscribed, lower left: title; inscribed in ink on verso of original mount: “Mike Mercheenan, Aleutian Islander, Alaska”
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. 35.
Credit Line: Gift of the Bill family, 1959
Accession Number: 1959.46.35

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  • Alaska - TGN 7006450
  • Native Alaskans
  • Northwestern United States - TGN 4011498 (general region): Typically refers to the states of Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. It may also include some of northern California.
  • 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: 283 x 221 mm (11.1 x 8.7 in.)

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