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August 18, 1881

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 drawing : pencil on laid paper
Support: 22.300 x 34.500 cm
Image: 22.300 x 34.500 cm
Inventory no.: 000450
Graphic (art)
90: Open
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n use for reproductions or for publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-012947
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A090-01/X1 Item no. assigned by LAC 145
90: Open
Other accession no.
1984-045 X PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1984-45-145
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Removed from: Sketchbook: "Canada 1878 North-West 1881"

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Dated.
Inscription: in pencil, recto l.l.: Osoop / Back Fat / Saltaux Indian.; l.r.: Osoop / (Back Fat) / His Mark; u.r.: Aug. 18 / 4; c.l.: blue / yellow. / green; r.c.: gold b... / ...; in pencil, verso u.l.: Osoop is a headman - The head fighting man in fact of this / branch of the Saltaux Indians. He is also their best / speaker and distinguished himself by an eloquent speech / delivered with magnificent ..., asked is rare / amongst Indians - wholly to the point. His over ... / both beaver skin & beads - his cape of beaver with the tail / hanging down the neck. he gave to his Excellency. / The outline intended for a moose drawn with / much difficulty by himself is his totem & is the same / as that of Waywaysacapo - also a Saltaux Indian.

Subject heading

1. Indian.
2. Osoop.
3. Ojibwa Indians.
4. Ojibwa (Indiens)


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