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Date: 1831 ca.
Description: This map was drawn by a Chippewa leader and shows the boundary lines between the Chippewa and Sioux territories and a saw-mill built by settlers without pe...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Men-dow-min, or the Corn, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) dwarf. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (1827).
Description: Document written by Ebenezer Brigham listing events at Fort Blue Mounds.
Date: 1837 ca.
Description: Photographic print of an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "M...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Minatarre scalp dance ceremonial gathering.
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1838 botanical diary in which he listed plants he observed in flower stage.
Description: Lots to be sold at auction by Van Antwerp and Van Dyke on Monday, 3rd Oct. 1836.
Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.
Date: 1834 before
Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...
Description: Remarkable hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10, 11, and 12)
Description: Abigail Louise Smith Tallmadge (1804-1857) was the daughter of a New York judge and the mother of nine children. This portrait of Mrs. Tallmadge was painte...
Description: A Blackfoot Indian on horseback.
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...
Date: 1830 ca.
Description: This early 19th century manuscript map of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, shows sections, landownership and acreages, roads, and ferries in the towns of Bridg...
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: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the survey of the (Township No. 8, Range No. 16 East of the 4 Meridian) Town of Ixonia, Jefferson County, Wisconsin incl...
Description: Shows Walker’s Point, Juneau Town and Kilbourn Town, including labeled buildings, trails and Indian villages. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north...
Description: Map of all Dane County and eastern towns.
Description: A map of the proposed route of the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal from Fort Atkinson on the Rock River in the west to the city of Milwaukee and Lake Michig...
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