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Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.
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: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.
Description: Drawing of the general design for future constructional development of the thoroughfare system on the University of Wisconsin campus by the Architectural C...
Date: 1815 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
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.
Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The Rock River.
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
Description: Drawing of the general design for future construction development at the University of Wisconsin with the Barn, Sheep Barn, Horse Barn, House, Power House,...
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
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...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Description: Drawing of Nauvoe, Illinois, depicting a small town on a hillside overlooking the Mississippi River. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Ill...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
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