Portrait of Dan Wildman, Stoney Assiniboine (Nakoda), Morley Reserve, Alberta - ROM2007_9468_24

ROM2007_9468_24

Portrait of Dan Wildman, Stoney Assiniboine (Nakoda), Morley Reserve, Alberta

Maker: Edmund Morris (1871-1913)
Medium:Pastel on paper
Origin
(Object)
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North America, Canada, Alberta
Date: mid-September 1908
Dimensions:
71.1 x 57.8 cm
Object number: 913.13.47
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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