THE TEACHER OF THE LEAF

book cover

Book cover / Illustration / Print / Edition

Illustration and Book cover for a word association project representing 5 words; Zero, Moby Dick, Oscar Wilde, Bethlehem and the colour Madder Brown. 

 

The woman illustrated is Gladys Tantaquidgeon a Mohegan medicine woman and anthropologist.

 

She represents the word Moby Dick as the name of the whaling ship which is also the name of a tribe of Native Americans (The Pequot).