Portraits of the Esquimaux interpreters from Churchill employed by the North Land Expedition

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    May 1821.
    R13133-497-9-E, Volume number: 68
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    May 1821.
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    1 watercolour : watercolour and pen and black ink on wove paper ; 17.5 x 24.6 cm.
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    This image depicts head and shoulder views of Tattannoeuck, also known as Augustus and "Stomach," and Hoeootoerock, also known as Junius and "Ear."
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    General Note:
    Robert Hood painted this watercolour in May of 1821 while at Fort Enterprise. Captain John Franklin established this site as a camp for the winter of 1820-21.
    "Portraits of the Esquimaux [Inuk] interpreters from Churchill employed by the North Land Expedition for Franklin's Coppermine Expedition of 1819-1822" (Caption title, Canadian History Hall)
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    A reproduction of this watercolour made for Canadian History Hall, 2017.07.01
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    Credit: Library and Archives Canada, R13133-438.
    Copyright: Expired

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