Nova Scotia Museum
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection


Date: 1891


Orignal Work:

Place: Indian Settlement, Morris Lake, Cole Harbour, N.S.

Source: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax

Reference Number: P113/ 18.2 (4586)/ N-5007

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Isaac Paul, son of Captain Peter Paul, lived near Morris Lake, Halifax County, N.S.He died circa 1898 of tuberculosis. This portrait of him, signed at lower right "Joe Cope, photographer," is the only known remaining photo by the first Mi'kmaq professional photographer, Joseph C. Cope.


men; Paul, Isaac; Morris Lake; Cole Harbour; Nova Scotia

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