Indian Hunters Pursuing the Buffalo in the Early Spring

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    Hierarchical level:
    Item
    Date:
    ca. 1822
    Reference:
    R4976-11-8-E, Box number: A165-01
    Type of material:
    Art
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    2835794
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  • Date(s):
    ca. 1822
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    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    1 watercolour : watercolour, pen and ink, over pencil on paper mounted on support
    Support : 56.000 X 36.900 cm
    Image : 40.400 X 23.500 cm
    Language of material:
    no language
    Scope and content:
    The main scene in the foreground shows two hunters on showshoes in a flat, winter landscape hunting a buffalo with arrows and the help of dogs. In the background, others are doing the same.
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    Additional information:
    Availability of other formats note:
    Colour transparency available
    Exhibitions note:
    Exhibition Title: When Winter Was King. The Image of Winter in Nineteenth Century Canada. Curator: Edward Cavell, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta; 1988.01.26 - 1988.03.06.
    Exhibition Title: A Place in History - Twenty Years of Acquiring Paintings, Drawings and Prints. Curator: Jim Burant, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1990.10.30-1991.03.31
    Exhibition title: Neige. Curators: Bianca Gendreau, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec; 2014.06.25 - 2014.10.05
    Signatures and inscriptions note:
    Inscribed. Signed. Dated.
    Inscription: Inscribed in ink, on a strip of paper glued to the recto of the secondary support, b.: Indian Hunters Pursuing the Buffalo Early in the Spring when the Snow is Sufficiently Frozen to Bear the Men but the Animal Breaks Through and Cannot Run. In ink, on the same strip of paper glued to the recto of the secondary support, l.r.: Peter Rindisbacher.
    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    ICON40599
    Other accession no.:
    1981-055 PIC
    00068
  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1981-55-68 Bushnell Collection
    Copyright: Expired

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