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Date(s)

1840-46

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
or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-116276
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
Box
A076-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 78
90: Open
Other accession no.
00078
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.
4. SUBJ - NATIVES, CULTURE - COSTUMES.
5. Micmac Indians.
6. Micmac (Indiens)

Private

Other system control no.

2884786