Title and statement of responsibility area
Medicine man grave marker near Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC
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- Graphic material
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provided annotation.
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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 stand side by side to mark the burial of a Haida medicine man. Each figure has one arm up with a hand under or over the chin, while the other arm is down. Carved chiefly headdresses adorn each of their heads.
Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “Illustration for insertion at end of Chapt XIX no. 2. Medicine man’s tomb Queen Charlotte Islands.” Photograph has pen markings made on its recto tracing the outline of these two shapes.
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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.