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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....

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of the northern parts of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois with Michigan and the part of "Ouisconsin" lying east of the Mississippi River.

Map or Atlas

United States Map

Date: 1831 

Description: Map of the United States "constructed from the latest authorities", including a statistical table.

Date: 1836-07-01 

Description: Original plat map of the town of Madison on the four lakes.

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the geological makeup of the valley in red, yellow, and green, the Mississippi River, and the location of Fort Crawford. The geology on the...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Page from the handwritten index to Lapham's Notes and accounts of canals, particularly the Ohio Canal near Portsmouth, 1830-1832.

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a proposed canal basin, Fort Winnebago, and the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers. Relief is shown by hachures and no...

Date: 1839 

Description: Map of a canal route to avoid the principal rapids of the Neenah or Fox River between Lake Winnebago and Green Bay.

Photograph

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 

Description: Postcard reproduction of an oil painting of Fort Winnebago, which was built in 1827 by Major William Whistler and a detachment of the First Infantry.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Abdih-Hiddisch, a Minatarre Chief, posed holding an ax.

Date: 1832 

Description: Route of Military Road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard. Map shows beginning of route at Fort Crawford.

Print

Pe-shick-ee

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...

Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: View of the Stone Walls on the Upper Missouri River. Includes herd of bighorn sheep.

Drawing

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1837 

Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.

Drawing

Shot Tower

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Pencil drawing of the Shot Tower.

Date: 1835 

Description: Constructed for the Topographical Bureau [Wash.], 1835. Scale: 16 miles to 1 inch. Map of a portion of the Indian country lying east and west of the Missis...

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