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Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: A Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien. He holds a pipe.
Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Ptihn-Tak-Ochatä, or dance of the Mandan women.
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Description: Assorted Indian utensils and arms.
Description: This map shows settlers houses and businesses, trails, and swamps. The relief is shown by hachures. The map includes illustrations of historical buildings...
Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.
Description: Pachtüwa-Chtä, an Arrikkara Warrior.
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and is an unnamed plat. Green Bay is labeled and the plat is labeled "Section 22". One road is labeled "Road to Nav...
Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn in 1839, this map shows the state of Michig...
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Description: This manuscript map of Dane County, Wisconsin, from the first half of the 19th century shows the township and range grid, sections, cities and villages bot...
Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.
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: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.
Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Ox-drawn cart in which Mr. and Mrs. Salmon Upson traveled from Connecticut in 1838.
Description: Travellers setting up camp along the Missouri River.
Description: Fond du Lac Company House. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and several Indian dwellings are erected next to it. A man on horseback with...
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