Purdue's Salmon Wheel 1996. Island County Museum, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA.
The Salmon Wheel (1996) was the signature carved piece of artist Roger Purdue (1938 - 2014), a registered member of the Tsimshian tribe. The wood design features the five salmon species native to the Pacific Coast arranged on a spindle whorl in the artistic style of Pacific Northwest Native Americans. Purdue's mother Huldah was half Coastal Native, a member of the Tsimshian Tribe, from the Ketchikan area, Alaska. Photographed at a 2015 exhibit in Island County Historical Museum, 908 NW Alexander St, Coupeville, Whidbey Island, Washingotn, USA.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download