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African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition

Untitled portrait of a black youth (Nova Scotia)

This charming miniature watercolour portrait was painted at Halifax. McKie sold several of her watercolours to Lady Falkand, whose husband was lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia, 1840-1846.

Date: [between 1840 and 1846]

Artist: Mary McKie

Credit: Library and Archives Canada

Reference: National Archives of Canada accession number 1990-207-94; C-009564 Lady Falkland album

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