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Killing of Registre Gagnier

Killing of Registre Gagnier | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the Winnebago attack on the Gagnier homestead in 1827 and the killing of Registre Gagnier.  The homestead was four miles south of Prairie du Chien.  The photograph reflects a particularly dated perspective on the depiction of Native Americans.
DESCRIPTION
Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the Winnebago attack on the Gagnier homestead in 1827 and the killing of Registre Gagnier. The homestead was four miles south of Prairie du Chien. The photograph reflects a particularly dated perspective on the depiction of Native Americans.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4515
Creation Date: 1940
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Prairie du Chien
County:Crawford
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 482
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
During the 1940s, Cal Peters painted a variety of historical scenes depicting the early history of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin

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