Beaver weathervane - 970.374.19_1

970.374.19_1

Beaver weathervane

Maker: Unknown maker
Medium:Sheet iron
Geography: Quebec, Canada
Date: 19th century
Dimensions:
74.0 (height) x 67.0 (width) x 20.7 (depth) cm
Object number: 970.374.19
Credit Line: Gift of the Laidlaw Foundation
Not on view
DescriptionThis weathervane in the shape of a beaver illustrates the degree to which the beaver permeates Canadian culture as a symbol. Representations of the animal appear on mass produced state objects, such as coins, in contemporary commercial products, and in vernacular craft work.
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