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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.

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840Â’s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...

Date: 1840 after

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of L. Farr and E. Allen. The man is sitting and is wearing a suit, vest, necktie, and watch chain at his waist. The woman appears...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: This hand-colored map shows area north and west of Wisconsin River and south and east of Saint Louis and upper Mississippi Rivers.

Date: 1847 

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

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map shows the plotting of the various townships in Wisconsin, both those that had been surveyed and some outlines for those which have not. A note in...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1848 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landownersÂ’ 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...

Date: 1849 

Description: The map reads: "Dartford is centrally located in Wisconsin, on the north side of Green Lake, and in full view of that beautiful sheet of Water. Its precise...

Date: 1849 

Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.

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.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841 

Description: Women showing fabric to two men.

Date: 1847 

Description: A hand-colored map that shows the area south and east of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers, as well as a few landmarks just north of that area. The township gr...

Date: 1848 

Description: Immigrant map.

Date: 1844 

Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3). "Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...

Date: 1845 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn three years before Wisconsin entered stateh...

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