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British-American wedding reception, Pembina County, N.D.
British-American wedding reception, Pembina County, N.D.
TitleBritish-American wedding reception, Pembina County, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1890 and 1905
DescriptionThis photograph shows the reception after the wedding. This photograph was taken before the meal. The tables are set for the guests to arrive, and the food is displayed as well. Notice the wedding cake, napkins with British flags, cups and saucers, and wood burning stove at center.
General SubjectSocial Life & Customs
Subject (LCTGM)Weddings
Flower arrangements
Eating & drinking
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS-5134
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original13 x 18 cm
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe name Pembina is derived from the Chippewa Indian term for the high bush cranberry which grew in profusion along the Pembina River. Anepeminan Sipi means Redberry River. With the pronunciation of the French Metis, anepeminan could very easily become Pembina.
Bibliographic ReferencePembina Centennial Committee. A History of Pembina County. 1967, 4.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPaton Family Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5134)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to Pembina County Historical Society
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5134
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