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Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Date: 1842 

Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.

Date: 1841-04 

Description: A notice published In Memory of President Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States, upon his death, April 4, 1841, at the age of 68. The tribut...

Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1844 

Description: Buffalo wounded by spear or arrow in the snow (Plate 16)."The reader has here, a striking illustration of the deadly effects of the Indian's arrow, and als...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.

Painting

The Peddler

Date: 1841 

Description: Women showing fabric to two men.

Date: 1842 

Description: A map of the Western rivers, a "travellers guide" exhibiting the Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Illinois Rivers with principal towns.

Date: 1844 

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, such as...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Photograph

Saint Clara Academy

Date: 1846 after

Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...

Date: 1849-07-07 

Description: The Red Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as t...

Map or Atlas

Map of Mineral Point

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A hand-drawn plat map of Mineral Point, Wisconsin showing street layout and location of buildings.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Southport American" Whig Publication

Date: 1845-08-02 

Description: Front page of "Southport American."

Date: 1844 

Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.

Date: 1847 ca.

Description: An artists rendition of the western view of the Thiensville mills from the local tavern.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Painting

Watertown

Date: 1841 

Description: View of Watertown.

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: Sweetwater River and the Red Buttes in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

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