Construction of Fort Crawford
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.
Image ID: 4512
Creation Date: 1940 ca.
Creator Name: Unknown
City: Prairie du Chien
Collection Name: Peters, Cal N. : Drawings, Paintings, and Dioramas, ca. 1950
Original Format Type: negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number: (X3)2797
Original Dimensions: 4 x 5 inches
During the 1940s, Cal Peters painted a variety of historical scenes depicting the early history of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Land use, Rural
Military art and science
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