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Harry Piers: Museum Maker

''Photographs of Medallion (of cast brass, gilded) presented to Chief James Paul of Micmac Indians, by the Pope''

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Notes from Piers Accession Book:

Photographs of Medallion (of cast brass, gilded) presented to Chief James Paul of Micmac Indians, by the Pope, through Archbishop Wm. Walsh of Halifax, on the occasion when said Paul was "crowned" as chief by Arbp. Walsh at St. Mary's Cathedral, Halifax, in September about 40 (?) years ago.  Now possessed by Chief Paul's step-son, Chief John Noel of Shubenacadie, N.S. (continued...)

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Date Accessioned: 29 October 1908

Photographer: Notman Studio

Reference no.: Harry Piers accession number 3287  Nova Scotia Museum Ethnology Collection