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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Food ➔ Kettle

Identifier:
125759
Date:
circa 1800
Materials:
Brass, Copper
Dimensions:
7" h 11.5" w
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of George H. Bentham
Exhibit/Program
Great Lakes Fur Traders (after 2015)
At the heart of the fur trade was the development of effective communication between two radically different cultures.  Both the Native Americans and the Europeans were changed by their contact with each other, yet they managed to create a mutually beneficial system which persisted for 250 years.
Maker/Donor
Bentham, George H.
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