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The Dogs Discover a Herd of Buffalos and Immediately Run From the Indians and Cause Great Confusion. 


ca. 1822

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour / aquarelle : watercolour, pen and ink on paper mounted on a support
Support: 54.900 x 36.100 cm
Image: 43.700 x 24.100 cm

Scope and content

In the foreground of the winter scene, several sled dogs are attacking a buffalo while Indians and other buffalo are in the background.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
No restrictions on access or on use for
reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-114462
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A165-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 71
90: Open
Other accession no.
1981-055 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-71 Bushnell Collection
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: When Winter was King: The Image of Winter in 19th Century Canada. Curators: Edward Cavell, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta. Further venue: National Archives of Canada (only), Ottawa, Ontario; 1988.12.08 - 1989.01.08.
Exhibition title: A Place in History. Curators: Art Section, Documentary Art and Photography Division, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1990.10.31-1991.03.31.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: in red ink on a strip of paper: Title. Signed.

Subject heading

1. Manitoba.
2. hunting.
3. Indian.
4. SUBJ. - Hunting : Depicting View Of Dogs On Hunting Trip - Running Towards Buffalo Herd, ca. 1822.
5. SUBJ. - Animal : Dogs - Running Towards Buffalo Causing Great Confusion.
6. SUBJ. - Animal : Buffalos.
7. SUBJ. - Natives : Culture - Hunting.


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