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African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

"Bedford Basin near Halifax (Nova Scotia)"

This beautiful watercolour shows a family, probably from Upper Hammonds Plains, heading to market with a cartload of goods to sell.

Date: 1835

Artist: Robert Petley

Credit: Library and Archives Canada

Reference: National Archives of Canada C-115424

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