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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...

Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841 

Description: Women showing fabric to two men.

Print

Ever Thine

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with flowers and gold and white flourishes. Text at bottom reads "Ever Thine". It has been mounted to a piece of paper and a silhouett...

Date: 1849 

Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1848 

Description: Title page for the book "Nord-Amerika, Wisconsin, Calumet", by Dr. Carl de Haas.

Painting

Moses Kneeland

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait.

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Date: 1844 

Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11). "This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: Shows parts of northeastern Iowa County, northwestern Dane County, and the extreme southern part of Sauk County "shewing the position of the British Temper...

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Shows plat of town, local streets, Fond du Lac River, and part of Lake Winnebago.

Date: 1843 

Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

Date: 1844 

Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn four years before Wisconsin entered stateho...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

Date: 1849-06-20 

Description: Jail and Courthouse Rocks in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...

Date: 1844 

Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...

Date: 1849-06-20 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

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