Camp and Graveyard, Traverse des Sioux

Frank Blackwell Mayer. 1851.

Image of Camp and Graveyard, Traverse des Sioux

A drawing of the Minnesota trading post where tribal leaders signed a treaty opening 24 million acres of Dakota lands to American settlement.

Middle of page: “Camp Traverse des Sioux. FM, July 16, 1851.”

Bottom of page: “Old French graveyard, Traverse des Sioux.”

Metadata Details
Item Type Artwork
Title Camp and Graveyard, Traverse des Sioux
Short Title Camp Traverse des Sioux, 1851
Creator Frank Blackwell Mayer
Publication Date 1851
Artwork Medium pencil on paper
Call Number VAULT oversize Ayer Art Mayer, Drawing No. 3
Location Special Collections 4th floor
Notes In Frank B. Mayer collection of sketchbooks, drawings, and oil paintings of Sioux Indians during the 1851 treaty negotiations at Traverse des Sioux and Mendota, Minn.