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Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 1832 ca.

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...

Date: 1892-02 

Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Handcolored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor Wi...

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

Date: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Tombs made by Assiniboin Indians in trees.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Ischohä-Kakoschóchatä, Dance of the Mandan Indians.

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Drake Expedition on coast of California, ca. 1579. Francis Drake on the Coast of New Albion, California.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1614 in which Ralph Hamor tells Powhatan that he has been sent by Sir Thomas Dale to request his youngest daug...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ta-ma-kake-toke, or the Woman that Spoke First, a mourning Chippeway (Ojibwa) Squaw. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...

Date: 1873-11-19 

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman's wedding announcement, "At Home" card and envelope with an "S" and a "D" intertwined on the flap. The ceremon...

Date: 1844 

Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8). "All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) during the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Funeral of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Offering of the Mandan Indians, showing human and animal skulls.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...

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