Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A black and white photograph. A Native child sits as a white nurse takes a blood sample from his finger.

Title: Nurse takes blood sample from boy at the Indian School, Port Alberni, B.C., during a medical and dental survey conducted by the Department of National Health and Welfare

Artist/Maker: Frank Royal

Date: October 1948

Source: Library and Archives Canada

Copyright/Permissions: F. Royal/National Film Board of Canada/Library and Archives Canada

Location(s): Port Alberni, Canada

 

Art Hx