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Negative  "1930"

Outdoor portrait of the woman Mary Anne Paul, wife of Peter Paul and mother of Flora Jane Paul. She wears a beaded and feathered hat, and a beaded vest, and multiple necklaces

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

Site Name:

Merigomish Island

County:

Pictou County

State:

Nova Scotia

Island Name:

Merigomish 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_347846

Catalog Number:

N19813

Album Name:

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