An Indian trapper

Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909
In Theodore Dodge, Riders of Many Lands (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1894), p. 37.

A depiction of an Indian on horseback in a mountainous landscape. Theodore Dodge described the “Indian Trapper” as a common character in the northern Rocky Mountains before the 1860s: a contract worker for the Hudson's Bay Company hunting furs for the European market.

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Source:
Ayer 4A 1005
Date:
1894
Subjects:
Fur trade Horsemanship Indians of North America
Places:
Canada
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