Nez Perce camp outside walls of Old Fort Walla Walla on the Columbia River, Washington in engraving made 1853

Description: 

Photograph of engraving of men, tents, tepees and canoe in front of the high-fenced fort. Old Fort Walla Walla was also called Fort Nez Perces, and established on the Columbia River as a trading post. Caption on image: Old Fort Walla Walla Image from U.S. War Dept.'s Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, 1860, v. 12, pt.1, pl.42

Location Description: 

United States--Washington (State)--Fort Nez Perces