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Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1847 

Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.

Date: 1847 after

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype. Three-quarter length portrait of Henry A. Cooper, as a young boy, standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a military...

Date: 1847 

Description: A geological, hand-colored map of Wisconsin north and west of the Wisconsin River, as well as portions of eastern Minnesota and Iowa from the Mississippi t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1847 

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...

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows area north and west of Wisconsin River and south and east of Saint Louis and upper Mississippi Rivers.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of John Catlin and his wife, seated, facing forward. He wears a suit, and she a dark dress with white collar, and plaid ribbon cr...

Date: 1847 

Description: This map identifies surveyed areas of the Upper Peninsula and shows lakes, rivers, and islands in portions of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and upper Can...

Historical Object

Angeline Campbell Clark

Date: 1847 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...

Date: 1847 after

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype quarter-length profile portrait of Reverend C.J. Hendley. Episcopal clergyman. Married to Jane Olive Kimball, July 20, 1865 i...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...

Date: 1847 

Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.

Date: 1847 after

Description: Sixth-plate ambrotype. Waist-up portrait of James D. Butler, Jr. sitting in a chair. He has his arms crossed over his chest, and is wearing a jacket and a...

Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: 1847-10-19 

Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

Map or Atlas

A New Map of Kentucky

Date: 1847 

Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.

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