The Fur-Trader's House on Yellow Lake, Wisconsin | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society

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The Fur-Trader's House on Yellow Lake, Wisconsin

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DESCRIPTION

This house was located amongst the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians, and is where Holzlhuber took shelter one night after he and his large group danced with the fur trader and Indian girls. Holzlhuber remembers fondly buying red ribbons and beads for one of the young girls he danced with.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 28155

Creation Date: 1858 ca.

Creator Name: Holzlhuber, Franz, 1826-1898

City: Yellow Lake

County: Burnett

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Franz Holzlhuber, 1826-1898 : Sketches and associated materials, 1856-1860, 1959

Genre: Painting

Original Format Type: paintings

Original Format Number: PH 3131.33

Original Dimensions: 8 x 5.5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This image is one of forty-two watercolor drawings from a sketchbook by Hoelzlhuber, documenting his trip to the U.S., especially to Wisconsin and Canada in 1856-1860.

SUBJECTS

Architecture, Domestic

Dwellings

Fur trade

Housing

Indians of North America

Industries

Log cabins

Ojibwa Indians

Wisconsin

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