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Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Date: 1846 before
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Jacob Porter Norton (1793-1846). Quarter-length portrait, facing slightly right. Norton is wearing a suit, bow tie, and stand...
Description: This map shows lighthouses on part of Lake Superior, Green Bay, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River,...
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Includes certifications signed by "Geo R. Bluntz, District Survey of Grant Co. W.T." and Ben C. Eastman.
Description: Title page for the book "Nord-Amerika, Wisconsin, Calumet", by Dr. Carl de Haas.
Description: A color map of Kentucky with insets showing Lexington, the Falls of Ohio, and the Ohio River.
Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. Map shows 1840s homes with owner names, a Native American cemetery, and other points of interest. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Map of Wisconsin and a portion of Minnesota showing the township surveys in progress in portions of the Saint Croix River region and in central Wisconsin a...
Description: Half plate daguerreotype of Nelson Dewey (1813-1889). Waist -up, facing forward, wearing suit and with right arm resting on a surface. Dewey was Governor o...
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 after
Description: Sixth-plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait of an unknown man sitting in a chair. He is holding a cane in one hand, and is wearing a suit coat, vest, and...
Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: The old Indian agent's house.
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of Milwaukee County that shows the sectioning of townships, the boundary of the canal grant, roads, streams, lakes, includi...
Description: Indians on foot and horseback capturing wild horses (Plate 4). "Taking the wild horse and breaking him down is one of the proudest feats of the Indian a...
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