Remembering Black Loyalists, Black Communities in Nova Scotia
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 Black Woodcutter
  Watercolour by Capt. William Booth. Documentary and Photography Division, National Archives of Canada, Ottawa. (Accession No. 1970 - 188 - 1090)
W. H. Coverdale Collection of Canadiana
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Black Loyalist Woodcutter

This watercolour of a Black sawyer working in Shelburne in 1788 is one of the few images showing ordinary people during the Loyalist period.