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Image No: NA-132-1

Title: Painting of the Hudson's Bay Company floatilla, "Prince of Wales", "Eddystone"and "Wear" approaching Hudson Strait.

Date: July 31, 1819

Remarks: Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.

Subject(s): Hudson's Bay Company - Boats / Sailboats / Paintings

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Image No: NA-132-2

Title: Painting of winter birds at Cumberland House.

Date: [ca. 1819-1820]

Remarks: L-R clockwise: Young Crossbill; Crossbill; "Yellow breasted (? yellow headed) Blackbird"; "Pheasant" (Sharp Tail); "Woodpecker" (Yellow crown Sapsucker); "Reed Sparrow" (Chickadee); Snow Buntings.
Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.

Subject(s): Paintings / Birds

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Image No: NA-132-3

Title: Painting of winter birds at Cumberland House.

Date: January 1820

Remarks: Cut-outs pasted on grey background. L-R top: Magpie; Robin; "Grey" Grosbeak; Yellow Grosbeak. L-R bottom: Ptarmigan; Young Grosbeak (or American Redbird).
Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.

Subject(s): Birds / Paintings

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Image No: NA-132-4

Title: Sketches of Metis children.

Date: February 1820

Photographer/Illustrator: Hood, Robert

Remarks: Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition. Titled, "Likenesses of Bois Brules or the children of Europeans by Indian women". Done at Cumberland House on J. Whatman drawing paper, dated 1813. Top: Quatoo and Atatoo. Bottom: Sasasis.

Subject(s): Sketches / Metis - Children

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Image No: NA-132-5

Title: Painting of a wolverine and trap.

Date: February 2, 1820

Remarks: Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.
Titled: "Wolverine pulling upon himself a trap formed of heavy trees. Date killed: February 2nd, 1820". This is a large dead-fall trap seen from underneath. Size of painting 9 1/2" x 4 1/2".

Subject(s): Wolverines / Fur trade / Paintings

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Image No: NA-132-6

Title: Painting.

Date: April 1820

Remarks: Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.
Done at Cumberland House. Titled: "Fisher in pursuit of a frog." Tipi framework in background.

Subject(s): Tipis / Paintings

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Image No: NA-132-7

Title: Painting of a cat or lynx and rabbit.

Date: April 1820

Remarks: Painting by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.
Titled: "A cat or lynx killing a rabbit". Done at Cumberland House.

Subject(s): Rabbits / Lynx / Paintings / Wildlife

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Image No: NA-132-8

Title: Painting of Indian hunters attacking a herd of buffalo in the plains bordering on the Saskatchewan.

Date: May 1820

Remarks: Watercolour by Lieutenant Robert Hood, member of the first Franklin Expedition.

Subject(s): Paintings / Buffalo hunting / Wildlife / Buffalo

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