The Indian Puck, or Robin Good-Fellow, ca. 1884
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Tomah Joseph (1837-1914), a Passamaquoddy Indian living at Peter Dana Point, etched the "Mikamwes" illustration on birchbark.
It is the frontispiece of the book Algonquin Legends of New England or Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Tribes by Charles G. Leland (1884).
Joseph also provided much information about the legends for Leland.
- Title: The Indian Puck, or Robin Good-Fellow, ca. 1884
- Creator: Joseph, Tomah
- Creation Date: circa 1884
- Subject Date: circa 1884
- State: ME, NB
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: QJ 398.2 L538
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Indians of North America--Maine--Legends
Indians of North America--Folklore
Indians of North America--New England--Legends
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