Nova Scotia Museum
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection


Date: n.d.


Orignal Work:

Source: Library and Archives Canada

Reference Number: C-114485

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One of a number of artworks based on a watercolour by Hibbert Newton Binney, Halifax, 1791. This artist has been inspired to put something in the outstretched fist of the child, where the original had a bird. It appears to be a miniature bow and an arrow, but it is not possible to be sure.


men; women; children; encampments; transportation; canoes; wigwams; animals; fish; moose; dogs, Mi'kmaq; baby carriers; hats; coats; leggings; moccasins; jackets, women's; skirts; caps, women's; peaked caps; hats; coats; leggings; moccasins; jackets, women's; pipes, tobacco; toys, bows; containers, birchbark; quillwork, porcupine; basketry, woodsplint, construction of; weapons; guns; powder horns; hunting; fishing; butchering; Nova Scotia

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