Object photography

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Object description

  • Clarence Mills (Haida, birth 1958)
  • Haida Frog, 1988
  • Ink on paper
  • British Columbia, Pacific Northwest Coast, Canada
  • H: 12 in, W: 12 in (H: 30.5 cm, W: 30.5 cm)
  • Gift of Katrina M. Carye, 2011
  • 2011.29.46


Inscribed in graphite, below image, "Clarence Mills/GAHGHINSKOSS/AP XXXIV / 88" Gahghinskuss translates from Haida into English as "Out of your own land."


This print depicts a frog in profile, facing right, with tongue protruding. The colors used are black, gray, and red. Red are the frog's lips and nostrils, gray for the body, with black as the outline of the designs and the eye.


Clarence Mills