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Brule River Battle

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians."
Photograph

Sophronia Newcomb Larkin

Date: 1845
Description: A sixth-plate daguerreotype of Sophronia Newcomb Larkin, who married Benjamin Franklin Larkin. She is seated, and is wearing a dress with a white collar. H...
Photograph

General Atkinson's Victory over Black Hawk

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...
Historical Object

Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
Photograph

Tower Hill State Park

Date: 1845
Description: A pencil drawing of Tower HIll complex.
Painting

Gorge of the St. Croix

Date: 1845
Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.
Painting

Cheever's Mill

Date: 1845
Description: View of Cheever's Mill, located on the St. Croix River.
Print

Georgia Lottery Ticket

Date: 1845
Description: Georgia Lottery ticket from 1845 authorized by the Legislature for the benefit of Fort Gained Academy.
Print

Grand Consolidated Lottery Ticket

Date: 1845
Description: Ticket for the Grand Consolidated Lottery of Delaware and Georgia for the benefit of improving the navigation of the Pokomoke River and for the benefit of...
Print

The Love Token

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Map or Atlas

Map of Aztalan

Date: 1845
Description: Map of Aztalan drawn by Increase Lapham.
Painting

Iwa-toke

Date: 1845
Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."
Painting

Ke-wah-ten

Date: 1845
Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."
Print

A Merry Christmas

Date: 1845
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas." Chromolithograph. Images and...
Print

A Merry Christmas

Date: 1845
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas." Chromolithograph. Images an...
Map or Atlas

New Sectional Map of the State of Michigan and Territory of Wisconsin

Date: 1845
Description: Wisconsin was considered part of Michigan Territory until 1836, a year before Michigan entered statehood. Drawn three years before Wisconsin entered stateh...
Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

Date: 1845
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Map or Atlas

Sketch Map of Racine and Kenosha Counties in Wisconsin

Date: 1845
Description: This manuscript map, drawn about 1845, shows the township and range grid, villages, post offices, and roads in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth counties and i...
Photograph

Captain James Ward

Date: 1845
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype. Waist-up portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Captain James Ward. Ward was from Mason County, Kentucky, and a compatriot o...
Manuscript

Plants of Wisconsin Page

Date: 1845
Description: Page from Increase Lapham's 1845 list of plants of Wisconsin including Oxalidaceae, Zanthoxylaceae, and Anacardiaceae and notations of where and when indiv...

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