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Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...
Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Description: Exterior view of the W.P. Storms residence with a horse-drawn wagon in front of it.
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1849-06-13 ca.
Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Date: 1870 before
Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.
Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.
Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
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.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
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...
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