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Painting

John W. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
Drawing

Wilkins 12: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny

Date: 1849
Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Painting

Mrs. Austin Quinney and Her Daughter Harriet

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.
Poster

McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper

Date: 1849
Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.
Print

Zachary Taylor

Date: 1849
Description: A portrait of Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States, 1849-1850. Born in Virginia on November 24, 1784, Taylor died in office on July 9, 185...
Print

James K. Polk

Date: 1849
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849.
Book or Pamphlet

Der Nordamerikanische Freistaat Wisconsin Map

Date: 1849
Description: Foldout map of southern Wisconsin.
Print

McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper

Date: 1849
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by the company then known as McCormick, Ogden & Co. Features a small drawing of the r...
Print

McCormick's Reaper Directions

Date: 1849
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Map or Atlas

Map of the Western States

Date: 1849
Description: Map reads, "Map of the Western States". Published by Ensign & Thayer. There is a decorative vine border, and in each corner there is an engraving of four c...
Map or Atlas

Map of the Mineral Region of Lake Superior

Date: 1849
Description: Geological map of the mineral region around Lake Superior, including portions of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois.
Drawing

The Dells--Wisconsin River

Date: 1849
Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.
Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849
Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.
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...
Print

Portrait of Little Elk

Date: 1849
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin, a sectional map with the most recent surveys

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...
Map or Atlas

Nordamerikanische Freistaat Wisconsin nach den neuesten Vermessungen

Date: 1849
Description: Published in Germany a year after Wisconsin entered statehood, this map shows prairies, swamps, lakes, mounds, limestone deposits, and lead and copper mine...
Photograph

Map of the Proposed Routes from Milwaukee River to Lime Quarry at Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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...
Map or Atlas

Town Plat of Dartford, Wisconsin

Date: 1849
Description: The map reads: "Dartford is centrally located in Wisconsin, on the north side of Green Lake, and in full view of that beautiful sheet of Water. Its precise...

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