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Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Description: Indians disguised as wolves hunting buffaloes (Plate 13). "Of the white wolf and its habits I have given an account in Plate 10, and although these animals...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9).
"Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...
Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...
Description: "The Scalp Dance is given as a celebration of a victory; and amongst this tribe, as I learned whilst residing with them, danced in the night, by the light...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: A sixth plate Daguerreotype portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady. The portrait is a front facing bust figure. The portrait...
Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes trapped in snow (Plate 17). "In this view the reader is introduced to the optimum of dreariness and severity which t...
Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.
Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...
Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...
Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.
Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7).
"The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
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