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Luncheon on Wilson's Island

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DESCRIPTION

Two women and a man sitting on the shore of Lake Superior, resting against tree stump and boulders. One woman is reading, a picnic basket at her side.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 26580

Creation Date: 1910 ca.

Creator Name: Unknown

City: La Pointe

County: Ashland

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Kilbourn family photographs, 1910

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 3770.6

Original Dimensions: 3.25 x 2.25 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Wilson's Island bacame Hermit Island after a man named Wilson who lived alone on the island was found dead there. Wilson was a cooper selling barrels for the fish trade.

SUBJECTS

Apostle Islands

Botany

Clothing and dress

Dresses

Hats

Land

Men

Outdoor photography

Persons

Picnicking

Recreation

Trees

Women

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