Fort Garry, Hudson's Bay Territory, Winter, 1857, Winter 1857, watercolour, touches of gouache, pen & ink, over graphite on wove paper, Alexander Moncrieff  Moncrieff, Alexander  Winter 1857  Purchased with the assistance of a Repatriation Grant under the Canadian Cultural Property Export and Import Act.  981.67.7  ROM2006_7476_1   Royal Ontario Museum

Fort Garry, Hudson's Bay Territory, Winter, 1857, Winter 1857, watercolour, touches of gouache, pen & ink, over graphite on wove paper, Alexander Moncrieff Moncrieff, Alexander Winter 1857 Purchased with the assistance of a Repatriation Grant under the Canadian Cultural Property Export and Import Act. 981.67.7 ROM2006_7476_1 Royal Ontario Museum

Indian Wigwam in Lower Canada (1848)

Paddle Making (and other canoe stuff): Historic Paddle Illustration: Another Krieghoff Print - Indian Wigwam.

Inside of the Hudson's Bay Company trading post at Fort William, Ontario ca1860-70, watercolour by William Wallace Armstrong. Fort William was the old headquarters for the Northwest Company until 1821.

Inside of the Hudson's Bay Company trading post at Fort William, Ontario watercolour by William Wallace Armstrong. Fort William was the old headquarters for the Northwest Company until

Assiniboine camp in Manitoba circa 1870 by William Armstrong [ca1870]

Assiniboine camp on the Manitoba plains circa by Canadian artist, William Armstrong.

William Armstrong -- Blackfoot Indian Encampment, Foothills of the Rocky Mountains [date unknown].

William Armstrong -- Blackfoot Indian Encampment, Foothills of the Rocky Mountains [date unknown].

A train of Red River carts in this painting by Canadian artist, William Wallace Armstrong  (Canadian/Irish, 1822–1914) This painting is of a Metis buffalo hunting expedition circa 1870. [Manitoba] Probably this was on the artists trip west eith the Wolseley Expedition.

A train of Red River carts in this painting by Canadian artist, William Wallace Armstrong (Canadian/Irish, This painting is of a Metis buffalo hunting expedition circa [Manitoba] Probably this was on the artists trip west eith the Wolseley Expedition.

Art of William Armstrong (1822–1914), a Canadian artist on the Manitoba prairie circa 1869-70 during his trip west with the Wolseley Expedition of that time. This is most likely an Assiniboine [Nakoda] camp. Note the Red River carts then in use by the natives and the buffalo hide tipis.

Art of William Armstrong (1822–1914), a Canadian artist on the Manitoba prairie circa 1869-70 during his trip west with the Wolseley Expedition of that time. This is most likely an Assiniboine [Nakoda] camp. Note the Red River carts then in use by the natives and the buffalo hide tipis.

Indian encampent in northern Ontario by artist William Wallace Armstrong ca1860s. Note the largness of the birch bark canoe

Indian encampent in northern Ontario by artist William Wallace Armstrong Note the largness of the birch bark canoe

Canoe portage on the Nipigon River [northern Ontario] by artist William Wallace Armstrong - watercolour ca1860s

Canoe portage on the Nipigon River [northern Ontario] by artist William Wallace Armstrong - watercolour

leaving for fall hunt William Armstrong, pen and ink sketch, showing Métis leaving on the fall hunt, drawn at some point after Armstrong arrived at the settlement as a member of Wolseley’s Red River Expeditionary Force.

Métis Children of Red River

Buffalo hunting caravan- The buffalo hunt played an integral part in the development of the Métis Nation. Buffalo hunting provided the Métis with a livelihood, and helped sustain their way of life.

William Armstrong  Hudson's Bay Store, Fort William c. 1860-1870  National Gallery of Canada (no. 30490) Upper lake Superior

Inside of the Hudson's Bay Company trading post at Fort William, Ontario watercolour by William Wallace Armstrong. Fort William was the old headquarters for the Northwest Company until

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