Portrait of Weasel Calf (Apaunista), Blackfoot (Siksika), Siksika Reserve, Alberta - ROM2007_9468_11

ROM2007_9468_11

Portrait of Weasel Calf (Apaunista), Blackfoot (Siksika), Siksika Reserve, Alberta

Maker: Edmund Morris (1871-1913)
Medium:Pastel on paper
Origin
(Object)
:
North America, Canada, Alberta
Date: mid-July, 1907
Dimensions:
71.1 x 59.1 cm
Object number: 913.13.28
Credit Line: Edmund Morris Collection
Not on view
DescriptionEach summer between 1907 and 1911 Edmund Morris travelled to reserves in the prairie provinces where he executed around 135 pastel portraits of some sixty-five Plains Indians. As his father, Lt. Gov. Alexander Morris, negotiated most of the Plains Indian treaties, many of Edmund's subjects were distinguished individuals from the nomadic buffalo hunting days.
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