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Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1847 ca.

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

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.

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...

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 ca.

Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.

Date: 1847 

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

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.

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 

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, wher...

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.

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.

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