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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Black and white sketch of a mailbox on a post in a milk can, with its flag up, next to a country road. Across the road is a tree and fence, with a field an...


Description: A sketch of a steamboat coming down the Tennessee River. Both shorelines are visible and there is another boat in the far distance.


Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...

Date: 1957-07 

Description: Blueprints for highway signs for Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1944-02-09 

Description: An architectural rendering of a solar park.

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Date: 1849-08-01 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...

Date: 1842 

Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...


Ferry "New Era"


Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.


Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".

Date: 1939-02-14 

Description: Deatiled blueprint (pg 2) for the suspension footbridge in Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...


Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...


Automobile Race

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.

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