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Date: 1842 

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

Date: 1849 

Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: A sixth-plate Daguerreotype of Sophronia Newcomb Larkin, who married Benjamin Franklin Larkin.

Date: 1844-10 ca.

Description: A variant of a wood engraving dated October, 1844. Incorporated as the villiage of Southport in 1841 (so-named because it was the southern-most natural har...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

Date: 1849-08-04 

Description: Steam Boat Springs in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln, from the original daguerreotype owned by his son, Robert T. Lincoln.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1845 

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...

Photograph

Van S. Brady

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: A sixth plate Daguerreotype portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady. The portrait is a front facing bust figure. The portrait...

Date: 1848 

Description: A map of the Wisconsin and Iowa territories, with the surveyed counties of southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa identified. The map shows the sectioning of...

Date: 1846-09-21 before

Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...

Date: 1849-07-12 ca.

Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

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.

Date: 1849 

Description: A hand drawn map of showing the two proposed routes from the Milwaukee River to the Moody’s Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The map includes the rout...

Date: 1841 before

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: This is a map of northern Illinois and the parts of Wisconsin that had been surveyed by 1842. It shows county lines and university land, and depicts lead a...

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