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Map or Atlas

Wisconsin City

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This is a cadastral map and shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city on the banks of the Rock River. Also shown are two public squares and som...

Date: 1832 

Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1833 

Description: Drawing on a faint grid with Lake Michigan on the right, and the rivers on the left. Labeled is an Indian Village, J. Veiu, S. Juneau, and P. Juneau. Alo...

Map or Atlas

United States Map

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Map reads, "Map of the United States of America with its Territories and Districts - Including also a part of Upper and Lower Canada and Mexico". The map i...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 1-9). Various landscapes and rock formations.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-kaun-see-kaa, the Rattle-Snake, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treat...

Print

Tshu-gue-ga

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Tshu-gue-ga, a celebrated Chief, half Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) and half French. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Print

Wa-Baun-See

Date: 1838 

Description: Wau-Baun-See, a hand-colored lithographic portrait of a Potawatamie Indian. This image from McKenney & Hall's "History of the Indian Tribes," (1849-1850)...

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...

Map or Atlas

Sinsinawa City

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wis. When it became clear in the mid-1830s that Wisconsin Territory would be established...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mish-sha-quat, or the Clear Sky, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Black and white engraving showing landscape with Fort Pierre and Indian tipis along the Missouri River.

Date: 1835 

Description: This map of Wisconsin Territory was compiled by public surveys in 1835; it is limited to modern-day southern Wisconsin. Included are two insets – one of th...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.

Date: 1835-08 

Description: The frontispiece design on blue paper, featuring the likeness of an Indian chief, for "The Aboriginal Port Folio".

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