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Omoxesisixany, "Big Snake", Blackfoot Chief, Near Fort Pitt,. 


June 1, 1848

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour : watercolour over pencil
Support: 11.500 x 13.500 cm

Scope and content

This item was no. 90 in the Toronto City Hall Paul Kane exhibition of November 1848.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
No restrictions on access or on use for
reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-114381
90: Open
Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
A113-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 48
90: Open
Other accession no.
1981-055 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-48 Acquired with the assistance of a grant from the Minister of Communications under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act.
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
Inscription: in ink, recto, b.: Big Snake-Blackfoot Chief; in ink, verso, u.l.: 41-72-10/399; in pencil, verso, c.: 90/56 [latter number encircled and partially erased]; (Complete transcription)

Subject heading

1. Alberta.
2. Indian.
3. SUBJ. - Natives : Portrait Of Big Snake - Blackfoot Chief.
4. SUBJ. - Natives : Culture, Tribes - Blackfoot.
5. Fort Pitt (Alta.)


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