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22. Malecite Indians, N.B. Maul and hide scraper. Victoria Museum.
  • Canada Department of the Interior, Natural Resources Intelligence Branch
  • 22. Malecite Indians, N.B. Maul and hide scraper. Victoria Museum., 1873–1936
  • Indians of Canada
  • Where object was made: New Brunswick, Canada
  • glass lantern slide, hand coloring
  • Object Height/Width: 8.2 x 10.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7850
Description

The glass lantern slide has a mostly white field. At the top of the slide is a horizontal hide scraper made from wood and with a small blade inserted near the wider end. Below that is a maul oriented so that the thin handle is horizontal and on the facing left end is a larger segment oriented vertically.