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Painting

Increase Allen Lapham

Date: 1850
Description: Portrait of Increase Allen Lapham.
Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850
Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...
Photograph

Augustin Grignon

Date: 1850
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype studio portrait of Augustin Grignon. He is seated, holding a tomahawk. The tomahawk, which could also be used as a pipe, was made...
Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
Print

Travelers on Lake Superior

Date: 1850
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
Drawing

Lake Terraces

Date: 1850
Description: Elevated view of the Lake Superior shoreline, with terraces leading to the beach. A canoe is on the shoreline.
Print

Camp at Michipicoton

Date: 1850
Description: View of Michipicoton, Ontario on Lake Superior showing a village with log structures and tents. Fishing nets are drying on poles.
Drawing

Island of St. Ignace

Date: 1850
Description: Pastoral scene depicting a small bay on the Island of St. Ignace in Lake Superior with canoes on the rocky beach, two men conversing on a blanket in the fo...
Drawing

Pic Island from Camp Porphyry

Date: 1850
Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Photograph

Mary Ann Hall McCormick

Date: 1850
Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Hall McCormick (1780-1853), wife of Robert McCormick (1780-1846). Mary Ann and Robert McCormick were the parents of inventor and indus...
Photograph

Lead Mining Blast Furnace

Date: 1850
Description: Blast furnace, also known as a Scotch hearth used in lead mining.
Drawing

Indian Sugar Camp

Date: 1850
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...
Photograph

Drawing of Milwaukee

Date: 1850
Description: View of Milwaukee.
Map or Atlas

Oshkosh, Wis. from H.L. Cottrill's Block

Date: 1850
Description: Bird's-eye view of business district of Oshkosh, "drawn after nature" by the artist.
Photograph

General Daniel Brodhead

Date: 1850
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of an oval-shaped pendant with a portrait of General Daniel Brodhead (October 1736-November 1809) of Pennsylvania. General Brodhe...
Photograph

Obed Hussey

Date: 1850
Description: Portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye patch over his le...
Photograph

Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Locomotive

Date: 1850
Description: Drawing of an early locomotive that the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad rebuilt to run on the M.& M. R.R. line (which was later absorbed into the Chicag...
Print

Kakabeka Falls

Date: 1850
Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.
Map or Atlas

Diagram of Mineral Point Mining Co.'s Mine

Date: 1850
Description: Lithograph of a map drawn to indicate a mine on land owned by Mineral Point Mining Co. in the lead region of southwestern Wisconsin.
Print

Grignon Block House

Date: 1850
Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

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