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A Black Wood Cutter at Shelburne, Nova Scotia.

A Black Wood Cutter at Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
A Black Wood Cutter at Shelburne, Nova Scotia.


Description
This watercolour is probably the oldest representation of a Nova Scotian of African origin. More than 2,000 Loyalists of African-American heritage found refuge im Shelburne soon after the 1787 American Revolution.

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