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Negative  "1930"

Outdoor portrait of the man Chris Morris, posed with his eelrack with eels, in front of the birchbark wigwam that he and his wife Mary Josphine had just finished (NMAI object 176513). Originally catalogued as "Man (Christopher Morris) with eels ready to dry in the sun

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1930-1930

Materials:

Techniques:

Dimensions:

5 x 7 in.

Cultures:

American Indians, Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Native Americans, North America, Northeast, Wabanaki, Woodlands

City:

Eskasoni Reserve

County:

Cape Breton County

State:

Nova Scotia

Island Name:

Cape Breton Island

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Quebec. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada and the U.S., some of which were sponsored by MAI. This photograph probably accompanied the object collections he acquired for MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_347723

Catalog Number:

N19923

Album Name:

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