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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour : watercolour and white gouache over pencil on grey tinted wove paper
Support: 19.700 x 23.800 cm
Image: 19.700 x 23.800 cm

Scope and content

Half-length, three-quarter view portrait of Peter Toney, a Micmac indian. The portrait is executed in pencil, with watercolour over the clothing. Attributed to Lady Falkland, whose husband was governor of Nova Scotia from 1840-46.
Falkland aquired and painted several portraits of Micmacs during her stay. Mary McKie also painted a portrait of Peter Toney, but in profile (1990-207-31X).

Graphic (art)
90: Open
No restrictions on use for reproduction
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Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-116276
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A076-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 78
90: Open
Other accession no.
1990-207 X DAP

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-207-78
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Removed from: Album: portrait sketch originally mounted with glue on an unidentified folio, now loose

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pencil on support recto, b. under image:Peter Toney

Attributions and conjectures
Attributed to artist Viscountess Amelia Falkland.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. Nova Scotia.
2. Indian.
3. Toney, Peter.
5. Micmac Indians.
6. Micmac (Indiens)


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