Drum Painted by a School Girl

Unidentified Tlingit School Girl, Tlingit, Northwest Coast

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collected in 1921

White seal skin, wood, copper nails, white leather, and paint

Overall: 14 5/16 × 2 11/16 in. (36.3 × 6.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Florence Letchworth Howland Denison

42.1.7719

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Classification

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.18, Indians Who Rock the World: Native American Contemporary Music, Davina Two Bears, Spring 2019

NAS 37, ANTH 37, Alaska: American Dreams and Native Realities, Sergei Kan, Spring 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

ENGS 2, Integrated Design: Engineering, Architecture, and Building Technology, Jack Wilson, Vicki May, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Art of the Northwest Coast, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 25/Native American Studies 49, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-May 18, 2003.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Provenance

School Girl, selling in front of the old Russian Trading Post, Sitka, Alaska; sold to Henry Raymond Howland (1844-1931), Buffalo, New York, 1921; to his daughter Florence Letchworth Howland Denison, 1875-1967) (Mrs. William Kendall Denison) Peterborough, New Hampshire; given to present colleciton, 1942.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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