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Date: 1844 

Description: Map of Wisconsin including Lakes Michigan and Superior.

Painting

Ke-wah-ten

Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

Date: 1847 ca.

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

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date: 1848 

Description: Title page for the book "Nord-Amerika, Wisconsin, Calumet", by Dr. Carl de Haas.

Date: 1849-07-13 

Description: The trail, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Ca...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1844-11-05 

Description: Music for the song "Caledonian March" as notated on a letter written by Thomas Steel to his sister Lilly Steel.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...

Magazine or Periodical

The Old Oaken Bucket

Date: 1849 

Description: Masthead of Racine, Wisconsin temperance publication The Old Oaken Bucket and Sons of Temperance Organ. The masthead features a bucolic scene at the...

Date: 1849-06-20 ca.

Description: The Black Hills 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Description: Handwritten first page of Increase Lapham's unpublished gazetteer of Wisconsin.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian on horseback hunting buffalo with bow and arrow (Plate 5). "In this picture we have the Indian mounted his wild horse, he is captured in the mode...

Date: 1848 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1846 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names and includes the manuscript annotations: "From the Lapham collection" --...

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: 1849 

Description: Published a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows the counties and towns in existence at the time - mainly in southern/southeastern Wiscon...

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: 1844 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map and chart showing a geological cross-section from Rockingham, in present-day Scott County, Iowa, through Blue Mounds to the Wisconsin Ri...

Painting

John W. Quinney

Date: 1849 

Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).

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