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Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of the geological profile between the Sandusky plains and Portsmouth, Ohio.
Description: Increase Lapham's plan for the canal terminus on Portsmouth Point at the confluence of the Scioto and Ohio Rivers.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Portrait of the Sauk chief Black Hawk (center). The individual on the left is The Winnebago Prophet, the person on the right is Black Hawk's son. Hand-colo...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Dacota Woman and Assiniboin girl.
Description: This 1837 map shows the townships, roads, trails, natural land forms, vegetation, mill sites and lead and copper deposits in the Wisconsin Territory at the...
Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.
Description: Shows Walker’s Point, Juneau Town and Kilbourn Town, including labeled buildings, trails and Indian villages. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north...
Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.
Description: A view of the Astor building.
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: Portrait of Dr. William Beaumont who conducted some of his famous experiments on human digestion while posted at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien in 1830....
Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...
Description: This map shows the hydrology of Madison and its vicinity at the height of interest in a proposed Milwaukee and Rock River Canal. It was made by Thomas Jeff...
Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows landowners in "Milwalky" or present day Milwaukee. Includes "list of property offered to Mr. Walker". The m...
Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...
Description: This map was created to accompany a congressional report shows the then Wisconsin Territory, including present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, an...
Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...
Description: Remarkable Hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10-29). Various scenes of land formations.
Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.
Description: Fort Union, on the Missouri River in Montana.
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