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Bear Thomas, A view from Nepean Point, Ottawa, Ontario

Jeff Thomas

BIRTH PLACE Buffalo, New York
MEDIUM Gelatin silver print on paper
DATE 1996
DIMENSIONS 27.9cm x 35.6cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 1997.02.01a-d
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: purchased with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Assistance program, the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation and OAG's Art Rental and Sales Service Volunteers, 1997
Four black and white photographs of the artist's son wearing a "Full Bloodied Indians" t-shirt posing with recognizable monuments in the Ottawa including the Champlain Monument on Nepean Point, the Parliamentary Library and a statue of a former Prime Minister. The figure depicted in the photographs has long hair tied back, a beard on his chin, and is wearing sunglasses.

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