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Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.
Date: 1827 ca.
Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...
Description: Virginia State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company.
Description: Baby mittens knitted of blue and white wool yarn.
Description: Front page of "Freedom's Journal", Volume 1, #15.
Description: Letter from Benjamin Sillman to Increase Lapham requesting information about the canal around the rapids of the Ohio River for inclusion in The Journal...
Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...
Description: Lithographic portrait of Key-Way-No-Wut or Going Cloud, the war chief of the Lac du Flambeau band of Chippewa smoking a pipe.
Description: Portrait of Ker-o-menee, a celebrated Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treat...
Description: Open spread of Increase Lapham's diary from October 6, 1827 to April 18, 1828.
Description: Pe-Che-Co, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Copied from a lithograph of James Otto Lewis, 1827.
Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...
Description: Kee-o-tuck-kee, Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief.
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