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Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up portrait of Susan Shriver Meyer Sweeney. Half figure facing directly front, wearing round-rimmed spectacles and whi...
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Date: 1845 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Ann Elizabeth Stone, daughter of Samuel and Caroline Allcott Stone, taken in the mid-1840s. Three-quarter length seated pose,...
Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Description: Baby mittens knitted of ecru, red and pink wool yarn.
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.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Description: Front page of "Southport American."
Description: Published a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time - mainly in southern/southeastern Wiscon...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...
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...
Description: Daguerreotype composite of the Princeton Theological Semnary Class of 1849. Twenty-seven separate photographs, seven individual and twenty paired. All the...
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.
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