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Date: 1855 ca.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
Date: date unknown
Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.
Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.
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...
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Interior perspective drawing of the living room of the Fred Graber house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds, located on Lake Monona in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madison. The hotel opened in 1879 and on Ju...
Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.
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: 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: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampment wit...
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...
Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.
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...
Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.
Description: A pen drawing, in the style of a birds-eye map, of Frank and Delia King's estate Folly Farm in Kissimee, Florida.
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