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Portraits of Inuit hunters / White Porpoise, Esquimaux and Kayak and Seal skin "Daw" or buoy. 


ca. 1865


Little Whale River, Quebec

Place of creation

Québec (Province)

1 photograph : albumin print ; 14.0 x 18.0 cm.
Positive Paper Silver - albumen
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative C-022941
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
90: Open
Other accession no.
1936-272 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: George Simpson McTavish/Library and Archives Canada/C-022942
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired.

Finding aid no.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

There seems to be some confusionn over the c-negative number for this item. Both C-022941 and C-022942 are recorded for the item but C-022942 does not correspond as the image.

The caption of this record has not yet been revised through Project Naming.


Series title

Availability of other formats note
Slide no.: 7325
Slide no.: 1961

Exhibitions note
Records of Our History, George Bolotenko, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1992.06.01-1993.01.17
Aboriginal Portraits; Ed Tompkins, Jeffrey Thomas; National Archives: 1996.06.18-1996.11

Signatures and inscriptions
White Porpoise, Esquimaux & Kayak & Seal skin 'Daw' or buoy


Other system control no.