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

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

Image ID: 28155
1858 ca.
Holzlhuber, Franz, 1826-1898
City, State: Yellow Lake, Wisconsin
Franz Holzlhuber, 1826-1898 : Sketches and associated materials, 1856-1860, 1959
Genre: Painting
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: Log cabins
Architecture, Domestic
Ojibwa Indians
Fur trade

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