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Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Wa-em-boesh-kaa, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1836). He is smok...
Description: This map of Belmont includes notarization from the justice of the peace of Iowa County, May 15, 1836, acknowledging John Atchison as proprietor of Belmont...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and shows a plat of a paper city (a city planned but never built). Some streets and the Pekatolica River are labele...
Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.
Description: Mo-wan-za, or the Little Wolf, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, taken at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827)...
Description: Pe-shick-ee, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (18...
Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.
Description: This manuscript map, copied in 1837 from a map in the Green Bay Land Office, Navarino, shows sections, the Shebowegan Trail, sandstone ledges, rivers, stre...
Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...
Description: Assiniboin Indians.
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.
Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.
Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...
Description: Threshing of grain by horse power, US patent.
Description: This manuscript shows the 1835 survey of the road corresponding approximately to a portion of County Trunk A in the Town of Scott, Brown County, Wisconsin....
Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.
Description: This map was created to accompany a congressional report shows the then Wisconsin Territory, including present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, an...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: The White Castles, on the Upper Missouri River.
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