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Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Map or Atlas

Fort Crawford

Date: 1821 

Description: A topographical view of the site of Fort Crawford.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Date: 1827 

Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...

Book or Pamphlet

James Expedition Map

Date: 1823-02 

Description: A map featuring the North American expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains led by Edwin James.

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.

Date: 1825 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).

Manuscript

Earth Borer

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing and description of an earth borer for his handwritten manuscript, Notes and Accounts of Canals, Particularly the Ohio Canal Ne...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Historical Object

Elizabeth Fisher Sampler

Date: 1820-04-24 

Description: Embroidered sampler bearing the stitched signature, "El Fisher April 24 1820." Elizabeth Fisher was the half-sister of Jane Fisher Rolette Dousman.

Date: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Drawing

Seneca Lapham

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Seneca Lapham.

Date: 1825 

Description: Portion of a map showing a survey of Lake Superior including the River St. Louis.

Date: 1820 

Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...

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