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Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Support: 28.500 x 21.600 cm
Secondary support: 41.500 x 34.200 cm (mount, matted)
Scope and content
Image depicting two Natives on snowshoes; one is carrying a brown sack over his shoulder while the other pulls a sled with packages on it. They are accompanied by two dogs who, shod in small booties, are themselves lugging a heavily packed sled.
Item is slightly dirty due to the matting which left a part of the work exposed while the other part was shielded.
Preservation copy photographs, both b&w and colour transparency, are held in the Loans and Exhibitions area of Preservation Branch.
Conditions of access
No restriction on access or on use for p
ublication or reproduction.
Copy negative C-150505
Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. R9266-422 Peter Winkworth Collection of Canadiana
Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: in brown watercolour, recto l.c.: . THE MAIL TRAIN . MOHAWKS / PENETANGUISHENE, MARCH 1853; l.l.: THE MAIL FOR "SAULTE DE STE MARIE" IS CARRIED ACROSS LAKE "HURON" ON THE ICE.; in brown ink, l.r.: B.A.W.; (partial transcription)
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