Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
Our Elwin room has four, original Casali paintings on the ceiling which were painted in the 1830's including Pan, The Arcadian god of nature and music.. Find out more here:
Made from birch-bark with blue and red dyed porcupine quill embroidery (the blue colouration has faded), the craftsmanship of this item is superb. The person who made this container was either a Métis or First Nations aboriginal Canadian of Red River Colony, Manitoba, Canada.