Item 2009.04.05 - Passing of the 'Siwash'

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Passing of the 'Siwash'

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'"Passing of the Siwash" Quatsino Indian man, Cut-Tetsam standing at the edge of bay (Vancouver Public Library Print Title)

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  • ca. 1914-1972 (Creation)

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3 photograph: hand-coloured print; 23 x 19 cm

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(1866 - 1948)

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Front of print is titles in ink "Passing of the "Siwash" and bottom right corner is signed "copyright in Canada by BW Leeson." Back is also signed "W.B. Leeson Quatsino B.C." Written on back of print: "'Siwash' is the old Hudson Bay Co. name for the western Indian which is fast dissappearing. Seldom seen is the old 'blanket Indian.' An album of these called 'The Vanishing Race' is on sale."

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