Williams, Harry Sr.
Nuu-chah-nulth artisan Harry Williams (1920-1972) was born in Seattle. His father Wilson Williams moved with his family to
Harry Sr. carved in a style that was all his own. Though he was influenced by his father and mentor, his carving took on a bold, personal cast that made his work like no other. Unlike his mother, Harry did most of the painting himself. Harry was just as prominent as his cousins Rick and John T. his carvings are superb and in high demand. They are very difficult to obtain since they are not very often on the market. Most of them are part of substantial collections.
When we met his son Harry T. recently, he proudly provided us with this foto showing his father as a little boy together with his grandfather Wilson in 1934