About this object


Walter Koerner commissioned the panels from Reid in the late 1950s or early 1960s, to be placed in his garden. The panels were part of a lean-to, made to protect some other large Northwest Coast carvings which are now part of the Museum of Anthropology's collections.

Physical description

Long, wooden rectangular panel with a wooden notch at the top. The front has a carved representation of a beaver, painted dark red and black. On the back there is a small sketch and an encircled number five in pencil, as well as "BEAVER" and "Reid" written in pen.