Interior of a Southern Indian tent

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    March 1820.
    R13133-500-5-E, Volume number: 68
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    March 1820.
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    1 watercolour : watercolour and pen and black ink on wove paper ; 34.5 x 24.0 cm.
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    Scope and content:
    This image depicts a group of Cree men and women, as well as a baby, inside a tent.
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    General Note:
    Robert Hood created this watercolour in March of 1820 at Cumberland House.
    Cumberland House (Sask.) located on Pine Island in the Saskatchewan River is the first western inland post built by the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC). The post, established in 1774, was on the route from Hudson Bay to the Saskatchewan and Churchill rivers fur trading areas.
    "Interior of a Southern Indian [Cree] tent, [Cumberland House]" (Caption Title, Canada History Hall)
    Reproduction note:
    A reproduction of this painting was made for Canadian History Hall, 2017.07.01
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    Credit: LIbrary and Archives Canada, R13133-441.
    Copyright: Expired

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