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Date: 1844 ca.
Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...
Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...
Date: 1843 ca.
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Metea, a Chief of the Potawatomi Tribe.
Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...
Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2).
"This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in Nort...
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.
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: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."
Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3).
"Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...
Description: Engraving with color of two women modeling high fashion dresses.
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the Laramie River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overlan...
Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19). "The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in t...
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".
Description: A drawing by Thomas Steel of his farm property contained in a letter Steel wrote to his father James Steel.
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
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...
Description: Devil's Gate in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
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