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The good "woman of colour" who lived near us in Lundy's Lane and took in a sick black man to nurse when he had been turned out because he could not pay his lodging. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 watercolour : watercolour and pencil on wove paper
Image: 21.900 x 27.000 cm

Scope and content

one part of the original mount containing an inscription was added at the bottom
Digitization project: Living Memory/Mémoire Vivante.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
Physical access through an art archivist
. No restriction on use for reproduction or publication
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-093963
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A072-02 Item no. assigned by LAC 64
90: Open
Other accession no.
1950-029 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1950-29-64
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Removed from: album: "Original Sketches of Canada"

Availability of other formats note
Colour transparency available

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: From the Four Quarters: The History of Native and European Art in Ontario 5000 B.C. to 1867 A.D.. Curators: Dennis Reid and Joana Vastokas, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario; 1984.03.30 - 1984.05.20.
Exhibition title: Black History in Early Ontario. Curators: Judith Saunders, Market Gallery. City of Toronto Archives, Toronto, Ontario; 1981.02.07 - 1981.03.15, cat. no.: no. 48.
Exhibition title: Image of Canada / Visage du Canada. Curators: Michael Bell, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1972.01.19 - 1972.03.15, cat. no.: no. 44.
Further venue: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec; 1972.08.10 - 1972.09.30.
Further venue: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario; 1972.11.16 - 1973.01.13.
Further venue: Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan; 1973.02.04 - 1973.02.24.
Further venue: Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 1973.03.19 - 1973.04.22.
Further venue: Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, Alberta; 1973.10.01 - 1973.10.31.
Further venue: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Colombia; 1973.12.01 - 1973.12.31.
Further venue: Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, British Colombia; 1974.01.15 - 1974.02.15.
Further venue: Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland; 1974.04.01 - 1974.04.30.
Further venue: Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Frederiction, New Brunswick; 1974.05.15 - 1974.06.15.
Further venue: Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; 1974.07.01 - 1974.08.30.
Further venue: nNova Scotia Museum, Halifax, Nova Scotia; 1974.09.15 - 1974.10.01.
Further venue: International Exhibition Foundation, Washington, D.C.; 1975.
Exhibition title: Facing History : portraits from the National Archives of Canada. Curators: Lydia Foy, Sylvie Gervais, Peter Robertson, National Archives of Canada, cat. no.: cat. no. 41. Further venue: National Archives, Ottawa, 1993.05.27-1993.09.06.
Exhibition title: Treasured Memories.
Curators: Tétrault, Martin.
Curators: National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1998.11 - 1999.11.
Exhibition title: The Anti-Slavery Movement In Canada / Le mouvement antiesclavagiste au Canada. Curators: Momryk, Myron, Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothéque et archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 2001.02.12 - 2001.05.27.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in pen and brown ink, verso,b.: The black woman/who with her husband took in + nursed/the poor sick black man who could not/pay for his lodging- she lived near us and/became a great friend- CBE [in monogram]; in pen and brown ink, on original mount: The good "woman of colour" who lived/near us in Lundy's Lane and took in a sick black/man to nurse when he had been turned out because/he could not pay his lodging

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