Title and statement of responsibility area
Medicine man grave marker
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- Graphic material
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provided annotation.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
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[ca. 1880] (Creation)
Physical description area
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 15.9 cm
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Scope and content
Two carved wooden figures covered in moss stand side by side with a fallen wooden plank lying between them. Wooden figures have pen marks applied to the surface of the photo.
Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “Chapt. XIX No. 3. A medicine man’s tomb guarded by two figures, one of which has two heads following a tradition. They are both ie (?) the two headed figure, arranged in the headdress containing the swan’s down which is the sign of peace”.
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Location of originals
Northern BC Archives & Special Collections
Availability of other formats
.tiff & .jpeg
Restrictions on access
Item is restricted. Contact Archivist to apply for access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
Item is part of The Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds. See also items 2009.7.1.189 - 2009.7.1.195 for images featuring similar content.