Archive / Katherine Hepburn receiving totem pole carved by Ellen Neel from Harry Duker, Totem Land Society

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  1. Katherine Hepburn receiving totem pole carved by Helen Neel from Harry Dukes, Totem Land Society
Item Details

Title: Katherine Hepburn receiving totem pole carved by Ellen Neel from Harry Duker, Totem Land Society

Artist: Ellen Neel

Date: 1951

Format: Photograph [black and white print]

Location: VPL Special Collections

Fonds: VPL #81522 CD #118

Size: 21.00 × 26.00 cm

More Information: The totem pole, which had become a national and provincial icon by the late 1940’s, was given to many international dignitaries and celebrities. Collection of the Vancouver Public Library, Special Collections, VPL 81522.

Further Research: Aboriginal Art in the Sixties
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