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Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.


Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.

Date: 1881-05-30 

Description: Engraving of a sketch by Joseph Pennell showing a parade of League of American Wheelmen bicyclists along Commonwealth Avenue between Dartmouth Street and W...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

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...

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: 1946-02-12 

Description: Blueprints details for Signs and Markers for Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Date: 1885-09-01 

Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Black and white sketch of a mailbox on a post in a milk can, with its flag up, next to a country road. Across the road is a tree and fence, with a field an...

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Date: 1939-07 

Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.

Date: 1952 

Description: Interior perspectives of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the project two names, "Spindrift"...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Interior perspective drawing of the living room of the Fred Graber house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.


Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1956-05 

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

Date: 1830-02-15 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.

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