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Construction of Fort Crawford

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DESCRIPTION

Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several officers converse with a civilian and two Native Americans watch as soldiers construct a palisade wall and guard towers.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 4512

Creation Date: 1940 ca.

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Peters, Cal N. : Drawings, Paintings, and Dioramas, ca. 1950

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, b/w copy

Original Format Number: (X3)2797

Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

During the 1940s, Cal Peters painted a variety of historical scenes depicting the early history of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

SUBJECTS

Architecture

Building

Fortification

Historic sites

Industries

Land use

Land use, Rural

Men

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Persons

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