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Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Wa-em-boesh-kaa, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1836). He is smok...
Description: This manuscript map of Dane County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 19th century shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages bot...
Description: Map of part of the military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard. "Recorded on pages 668.669 Book B." Surveyed by Lieut. Center. Scale: 2 miles = 1 inch.
Description: Pe-a-jick, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825)...
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Engraving of Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Indian in warrior dress.
Date: 1831 ca.
Description: Fort Winnebago, a print published in Mrs. John H. Kinzie's Wau-bun (1856).
Description: Kee-o-kuck, or the Watching Fox, a Chief of the Sauk tribe and sucessor to Black Hawk. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at t...
Date: 1839 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Description: Chat-o-nis-see, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827). H...
Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.
Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.
Description: The map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River.
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 (...
Description: A young Miami Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).
Date: 1832 before
Description: Copper plate physiognotrace of Carsten Tank, the father of Nils Otto Tank of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Subject faces left (proper right) wearing a coat, tie, a...
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: This map is ink, color, and pencil on paper and shows streets, farm lots, and a church. Hand written notes appear at the bottom of the map and are very li...
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....
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