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Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

Drawing

Hospital Boat

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Description: An image from a sketchbook showing a hospital boat (possibly steamboat).

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a fort with fortified walls and a flag flying from the fort. A river runs on the right of the image. A boat with sails floats on the river. Sold...

Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

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Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.

Date: 1857 

Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...

Date: 1849-05-02 

Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...

Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay in 1900. Sturgeon Bay Bridge spans the bay and several boats are on the water. A lighthouse sits on a small island in the bay...

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Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1849-07-22 

Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

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