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Untitled (The wife of a 'werowance' or chief of Secotan)

1585-1593

After John White

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Title

Untitled (The wife of a 'werowance' or chief of Secotan)

Date

1585-1593

Artist

After John White

Description

The wife of a 'werowance' or chief of Secotan, leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), assocated with John White; standing to right, wearing a leather skirt and with tatoos, her arms folded. Watercolour, touched with bodycolour, heightened with white (oxidised). Verso: Kalicho, an Inuk, seen from behind; wearing a sealskin jacket with hood and tail, holding a bow and paddle. Watercolour, with pen and grey ink.
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Location

Frobisher Bay, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada

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