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Date: 1862 ca.
Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...
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...
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
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 ca.
Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Description: View of Lake Superior shoreline with terraces leading to the beach. A canoe can be seen on the beach.
Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.
Description: Illustration of four Indians on Madeline Island with canoe in water on the shore.
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.
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
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.
Description: Bear Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...
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"...
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