2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 13 x 18 cm and 10 x 12 cm
Archibald Belaney, better-known as Grey Owl, was a writer and conservationist. He was born in Hastings, England in September 1988 and died in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on 13 April 1938. Later, he portrayed himself as the son of a Scottish man and an Apache woman. His real identity was exposed following his death in 1938.
Scope and Content
This item is a copy print and corresponding negative of Grey Owl in Biscotasing, Ontario, a community in northeastern Ontario. He is wearing traditional First Nations clothing and is holding a rifle.
Grey Owl, 1888-1938
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.