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This October 1895 John Dunn photo shows a remote hunting camp in the Moosehead Lake region of northern Maine.
A small area in the woods would be cleared and tents erected to create an outpost. Dunns tent is seen on the right; the guides tent is on the left; and the mess tent where meals were taken -- is in the center.
Note the stretched moose hide on a makeshift drying rack, with the bull mooses skull with attached antlers resting on a brush pile in the center of the photo.
About This Item
- Title: Moosehead Lake, 1895
- Creator: Dunn, John W.
- Creation Date: 1895
- Subject Date: 1895
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 12 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 447, Box 1
- Collection: John W. G. (John Warner Grigg) Dunn photographs and diaries
- Object Type: Image
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