• Description:

    From left: Flora Jane Paul, her parents Peter Paul and Mary Anne Paul, and Tom Gloade posed outdoors in front of a wooden shingled church. They wear embroidered and feather headdresses, embroidered bandolier sashes, dresses, aprons and coats. Originally entitled "Group in traditional clothing. (Tom Gloade - Truro district), Mr. and Mrs. Peter Paul and granddaughter"

  • Culture/People:

    Mi'kmaq (Micmac)

  • Date created:

    1930

  • Photographer:

    Frederick Johnson (Fred Johnson), Non-Indian, 1904-1994

  • Place:

    Merigomish Island; Pictou County; Nova Scotia; Canada

  • Format/Object name:

    Acetate negative

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Frederick Johnson began his anthropological studies as a teenager, accompanying anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951) on trips to Native communities in Quebec. Between 1923 and 1929, Johnson studied at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted several research trips in Canada and the U.S., some of which were sponsored by MAI. This photograph probably accompanied the object collections he acquired for MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    5 x 7 in.

  • Catalog number:

    N19816

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