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Harwood, Brisbane, and Coffin

Date: 1853
Description: Half plate daguerreotype of E. Harwood, Dr. William Brisbane, and Levi Coffin, sitting in a row.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Milwaukee

Date: 1853
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue an...
Print

Lead Region of the Upper Mississippi River

Date: 1853
Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.
Print

Lead-Mining Furnace

Date: 1853
Description: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.
Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853
Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...
Drawing

Madison Capital House

Date: 1853
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...
Print

Millard Fillmore

Date: 1853
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, 1850-1853. Fillmore was born in the Finger Lakes country of New Yo...
Print

Transporting the Wounded

Date: 1853
Description: "Transporting the Wounded". Wood engraving from a drawing by Seth Eastman, from the Aboriginal Portfolio by Mary H. Eastman, 1853.
Drawing

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1853
Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.
Print

McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine

Date: 1853
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...
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McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine

Date: 1853
Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...
Map or Atlas

Route of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers Improvement

Date: 1853
Description: Shows railroads, planned and in place.
Map or Atlas

Milwaukee Harbor Improvement

Date: 1853
Description: Plan no. 3. Scale 2000 feet to one inch.
Photograph

Chicago & Northwestern Railway Poster

Date: 1853
Description: Poster advertising Chicago & Northwestern Railway featuring a map of the route, and an image of an eagle with a banner in its beak and an American flag.
Book or Pamphlet

Ojibwe Dictionary Title Page

Date: 1853
Description: Title page of A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language by Reverend Frederic Baraga.
Book or Pamphlet

Dictionary of the Ojibwe Language

Date: 1853
Description: Page 586 of Reverend Frederic Baraga's "Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language".
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1853
Description: Wisconsin counties by color and shows railroads, common roads, canals, the state capital, county towns, townships, villages, and post offices,
Photograph

Inside Fort Howard

Date: 1853
Description: Stereograph of the interior of Fort Howard after its decommissioning in 1853.
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin, a Sectional Map with the Most Recent Surveys

Date: 1853
Description: Southern two thirds of Wisconsin with county boundaries hand-colored in red. The map displays towns, railroads, plan roads and mines. The scale is ten mile...

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