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Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...


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: 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.

Date: 1862 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...

Date: 1956-05 

Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing of men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

Date: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...


Hamburg Landing


Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.


Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.


Stage Coach

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing of a Madison to Prairie du Chien stage coach in 1848. The coach is driven by two men and drawn by four horses as it passes a farm field separated f...

Date: 1856 

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


Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

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

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