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Place of creation

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1 watercolour : watercolour with red and yellow with opaque white over pencil on wove paper
Support: 23.000 x 28.900 cm (sheet)
Image: 30.300 x 37.500 cm (mount)
Inventory no.: 000619

Scope and content

A label written in black ink, which may have been from an original mount or mat reads: Bad Boy / Cree

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-114492
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A004-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 2
90: Open
Other accession no.
1981-055 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-2 Bushnell Collection
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: Recto, in red brushpoint (erased?), l.l.: W Armstrong/ 1907 (?); in red gouache brushpoint, l.l. over previous date inscription: W. Armstrong/ .08 [date in black ink]; in beige brushpoint, l.r.: BAD BOY/ Qui-we-sain-shis; recto of mount, in pencil, l.r.: 41-72/3; verso of mount, in pencil, c: a; in pencil, l.r.: 41-72/3; in pen and brown ink, u.l.: $...[abraded]; in grey brushpoint, u.l.: 30; in pen and brown ink, u.l.: BAD BOY/ Cree [last two inscriptions on a separate piece of mount evidently cut off when the work was framed.]; on the verso of the frame backing, in black ink, c.: Framed/ Saturday, June 24, 1931-/ University, Va. / D.I.B. Jr.; in pencil, u.l.: 6995/ Bushnell; on the frame, in white ink, bottom: 41-72-10/3

Subject heading

1. Indian.
2. SUBJ. - Portrait - Depicting A Cree Indian - 1908.


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