Nova Scotia Archives

Mi'kmaw Community Gatherings

"Interior of a Wig-wam"


"Drawn from nature and on stone by R. Petley. Lith'd Day & Haghe, London, 1837." [Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection, NSM: The wigwam construction, women's headgear, axe, baby carrier, and canoe are inaccurate.]

Date: 1837

Artist: Robert Petley

Reference no.: Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1979-147, no. 57