Nova Scotia Museum
Mi'kmaq Portraits Collection


Date: n.d.; after 1500


Orignal Work:


Place: In situ: Fairy Bay, Kejimkujik National Park, N.S.

Source: Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax

Reference Number: P179/ 59.60.1/ N-14,495

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One of a series of 52 photographs of the petroglyphs taken by Arthur and Olive Kelsall, most of them in 1946. This is the earliest photographic record of any Maritime petroglyph. Parks Canada has completed a catalogue of all known petroglyphs within the boundaries of Kejimkujik National Park. Photographs, tracings and maps are available to researchers through the Parks Canada Regional Office in Halifax.


men; women; petroglyphs; rock art; transportation; canoes; hats; caps, women's; peaked caps; animals; serpents; Fairy Bay; Kejimkujik National Park; Nova Scotia

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