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Scottish Jenny
June 2008 Fred Schaad

Scottish Jenny

Barkerville, British Columbia

Janet Morris aka Scottish Jenny, a Scotch woman, fair, fat & 40 (actually 35) (1828-1870) arrived in
the Cariboo and it was said she dressed like a man, drank like a man and died like a man, she married
2nd June 12, 1865 (I)-William Russell Allan d-1870 of Scotland. She was a saloon keeper when she died after
her buggy rolled down a bank breaking her neck.
The portrait is of an actor "in character" at Barkerville, BC.

Canon EOS 1D Mark III,Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM ,Digital
1/1000s, f/2.8, ISO 400, 70mm, -1/3 EV full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
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Anna Pagnacco11-Mar-2009 07:34
Excellent portrait! ( V ) Anna
Marcia Colelli23-Feb-2009 02:01
great story and nice portrait v
Aud Elise Sjøsæther22-Feb-2009 22:21
Lovely portrait and a fantastic story! V
CIS22-Feb-2009 19:47
Marvelous, wonderful work!!!
Ali Majdfar22-Feb-2009 19:05
Stunning capture, excellent. ~V
Guest 22-Feb-2009 18:52
I'll be she cussed like a man too.
ilan shtinberg22-Feb-2009 16:22
i like here straightforward look.
well done ! v
Richard Calmes22-Feb-2009 15:41
Nice lighting and tones to this "character"! V
Marco Valk22-Feb-2009 10:05
very nice portrait
Gérard Koehl22-Feb-2009 08:28
Ce portrait est magnifique. V
Sandi Whitteker22-Feb-2009 08:01
Excellent portrait Fred.
Michael Shpuntov22-Feb-2009 03:12
Very beautiful B&W portrait. Vote
Paul L-R22-Feb-2009 02:16
Love the intensity of the gaze. The eyes have it :-) V