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Description: A view across the river of several residences.
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: 1848 ca.
Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...
Description: Half plate daguerreotype of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). Waist up, facing forward, wearing suit and with right arm resting on a surface. Dewey was Governor of...
Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...
Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...
Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.
Description: A cased daguerreotype of Horace Griswold Bliss, purported to be Madison's first pharmacist. Bliss moved to Madison in 1847 and operated Bliss Drug Store un...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait, possibly of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman, wife of Hercules Dousman and mother of H. Louis Dousman. The photograph has been enh...
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype waist-up portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.
Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.
Description: Frontispiece from a passport issued to Benedict Goldenberger from the canton of Aargau, Switzerland. He left Aargau in 1851, went to Massachussetts, and th...
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: A cased daguerreotype portrait of Horace Griswold Bliss sitting in a chair with his legs crossed. He was purported to be Madison's first pharmacist. Bliss...
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a seated woman in a long-sleeve printed dress and shoulder-length side curls, holding a sleeping baby on her lap with her righ...
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