Native American Photographs

Old man at Labrador, said to be over 100 years old

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Title

Old man at Labrador, said to be over 100 years old

Description

Cabinet size albumen print. Half length portrait of an older Native American man wearing a fur lined hooded pullover sitting on the deck of a ship.
Inscribed on verso: "Photograph of a very old man, at Labrador, said to be over a hundred years of age. The photograph taken on board the ships by an American artist in the summer of 1875. Brought from Labrador to Boston by Josiah P. Quincy, & presented by him to R.C. Waterston. Mr. Waterston given to the American Antiquarian Socy. April 26th, 1876."
Gift of R.C. Waterston, 1876.

Creator

unknown

Source

Graphic Arts Photos Native American
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Date

1875

Citation

unknown, “Old man at Labrador, said to be over 100 years old,” Native American Photographs, accessed December 6, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/nativeamericanphotographs/items/show/385.