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Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
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...
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.
Description: Indians amidst wigwams.
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: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: Republican Campaign Ticket issued in Dane County, Wisconsin. Heading the slate are James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Near the bottom of the ticket...
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
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: 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...
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...
Description: The trail, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Ca...
Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
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: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
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