June 16, 1898. Pages 1-24 of text plus 6 pages of drawings of 93 painted faces and 6 pages of text de-scriptions of the plates-- focusing on the design elements of painted crests of various families., and a 1 page map. folio size, 11" x 14" Item #3851
This study is of the facial paintings of the peoples (principally Haida) of northern British Columbia that are used for adornment in festive dances. One of the very-few published documents to discuss this painting tradition, the focus is largely on the design elements of painted crests of various families.