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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.
About This Item
- 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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Folklore
- Indians of North America--Maine--Legends
- Indians of North America--New England--Legends
- Malecite Indians
- Micmac Indians
- Passamaquoddy Indians
- Penobscot Indians
- Wabanaki Indians
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