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The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...

Date: 1849-06-18 ca.

Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1875-10 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Dalles of the St. Louis River in Minnesota.

Date: 1850 

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


Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.


Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...


Shot Tower

Date: 1831 ca.

Description: Pencil drawing of the Shot Tower.


View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Topographical map of Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The map is identified as a map of a survey co...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Date: 1849 

Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Devil's Gate in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1862 

Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.

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