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Drawing

Gunboat "Essex"

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Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.

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...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1956 

Description: Pencil on vellum drawing showing an interior perspective of the living room/balcony space and an exterior perspective of the residence designed and drawn b...

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

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...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

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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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: 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:  date unknown

Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.

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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.

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.

Drawing

Boats

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Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.

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Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

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: 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...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

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

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

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