Place: Fredericton, N.B.
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Reference Number: C-128606
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These are more likely to be Maliseet from the Saint Mary's Reserve at Fredericton; the canoes are a Maliseet shape. However, the label reads "Micmacs." The prince is H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII, touring Canada in 1860. Sir Henry Acland (1815-1900) was made honorary physician to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, after accompanying him on his visit to Canada in 1860. ["Acland, Sir Henry Wentworth." Dictionary of Canadian Biography. Vol. XXII. London, Oxford University Press, 1964-65.]
Maliseet; men; headdresses, feather; transportation; canoes; Saint John River; Fredericton, N.B.