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U990.14.899
Artist / Maker : Hudson, Jack
Title : Tsimpshian Eagle
Date (Execution) : 1980
Geographical Origin : British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Tsimshian
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type :
Visual Description : Black and red design of an eagle on peach/beige paper. Eagle's wings are outstretched and head profile is turned to the right. Animals within the eagle's torso appear to be a beaver and an owl.
Accession # : U990.14.899
Width (cm) : 71.00
Height (cm) : 56.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : This silk screen is Jack's second effort. The first is a "Thunderbird" lithograph. The Eagle stands for the "Eagle Clan" of the Coast Tsimshian. The beaver in the body is one of the main crests owned by the Eagle Clan. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)