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
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.