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Description found in Archives
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 152.400 x 86.400 cm (commercial board)
Image: 151.700 x 86.100 cm (canvas)
Platemark: 186.600 x 118.700 x 6.300 cm (original)
Inventory no.: 900434
Scope and content
A sole Plains Indian left to die on the prairies by his people. The work is listed in the London Royal Academy Exhibition Catalogue for 1872 as no.149.
The General Thomas J. Grant album in the photography collection (Acc.no. 1960-51) contains a photograph of this work showing a slightly different composition.
The shirt and leggings worn in this painting are copied from items which were formerly in the collection of the artist's husband, Edward Hopkins. The collection is now at Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford.
No restrictions on access or on use for
reproductions or publication.
Copy negative C-126820
2000811871 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1986-28-1 This acquisition was made possible by a contribution from the Government of Canada under the terms of the Cultural Property and Import Act.
Artist: Hopkins, Frances Ann, 1838-1918.
Exhibition Title: The Peter Winkworth Collections of Canadiana: Vast New Lands- Canada's Northwest. Curator: Jim Burant, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 2006.11.25 -2007.08.29. Further Venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 2006.11.25-2007.01.21. Further Venue: Red Deer and District Museum, Red Deer, Alberta; 2007.02.17 - 2007.04.15. Further Venue: RCMP Heritage Centre, Regina, Saskatchewan; 2007.06.30-2007.08.29.
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brushpoint and brown oil, recto l.l.: FAH [in monogram] / 1872
3. SUBJ - NATIVES, CULTURE - ACTIVITIES, WARFARE.
4. SUBJ - NATIVES, CULTURE - COSTUMES.
5. SUBJ - NATIVES, CULTURE - EQUIPMENT.
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