The Fur-Trader's House on Yellow Lake, Wisconsin
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.
Image ID: 28155
Creation Date: 1858 ca.
Creator Name: Holzlhuber, Franz, 1826-1898
City: Yellow Lake
Collection Name: Franz Holzlhuber, 1826-1898 : Sketches and associated materials, 1856-1860, 1959
Original Format Type: paintings
Original Format Number: PH 3131.33
Original Dimensions: 8 x 5.5 inches
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.
Indians of North America
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