Studio portraits of Gabriel Dumont and his wife Madeleine Wilkie, both Matis: Dumont from the Red River Settlement and Wilkie from Pembina, Dakota Territory. Individual photographs of each seated in the same studio setting that are combined into one photograph on a cabinet card. Madeleine is wearing a full dark colored dress with a crucifix in a fashion typical of Metis women of the time. Gabriel is wearing a suit with a Metis sash or ceinture fléchée and a striped shirt. Gilt-edged.
Gabriel Dumont; Madeleine Wilkie
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Special thanks to Lyle Brennen for his assistance in dating this photograph and his interest in sharing this important photograph with interested researchers.
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Edmond J. Mallet Collection. Emmanuel d'Alzon Library Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Assumption University, Worcester, Massachusetts.