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zoobarge2Shipman transporting her zoo (including Brownie the bear at upper right) on a barge to her studio at Lionhead Lodge, at Priest Lake, Idaho (summer 1922). Shipman can be seen mid-barge, consulting with her animal trainer, Felix "Doc" Graff.

Nell Shipman Archives, Boise State University.


Partial map of the property and buildings that formed Shipman's studio. Numbers 13 and 14 designate the Main Lodge and Bunkhouse respectively (note outhouses behind them).

Most of the other buildings are cages for a variety of animals: coyote, wolf, malamutes, wildcats, elk, eagle, cougar. Map from The Silent Screen & My Talking Heart.

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