Dumont, Gabriel, Watercolour Print

Title: Dumont, Gabriel, Watercolour Print
Subject: 1885 Resistance, Dumont, Gabriel, Diefenbaker, John, Beaulieu, Rachel, Fisher, Dennis, Jean
Description: This image (photograph by Peter Beszterda) is of a Rachel H. Beaulieu’s water colour print entitled "Gabriel Dumont." It includes the following text: "Gabriel Dumont—The military commander for Louis Riel in the 1885 rebellion was one of the most striking persons that John and Elmer Diefenbaker ever met." The print was commissioned by the former Prime Minister, John G. Diefenbaker in 1971. It is part of the Dennis and Jean Fisher Collection. This collection contains archaeological artifacts taken from the battlefields of the 1885 Resistance as well as Fort Pitt (Saskatchewan), Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) and St. Peter’s Mission, Montana. The collection also includes various artifacts and ephemera relating to the 1885 Resistance and Gabriel Dumont.
Date: 1971
Type: Image
Date of Copyright: December 19, 2011
Coverage: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Filename: Gabriel Dumont, The Military Commander ....jpg

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Category Fisher, Dennis and Jean Métis-Specific Ephemera Collection