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Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for the Wisconsin Senate as it appeared in the 1874 Legislative Manual, commonly called the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1879 

Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Drawing

Harvey Hospital

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Date: 1871-10-14 

Description: Pilgrims kneeling and praying at the holy well near Galway, Ireland.

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden filled with finely dressed people. The Schlitz logo appears in the upper left corner. Located on N. 3rd Street, so...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly tree-covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses are sitting at the base of hills on...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Racine College.

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: 1849-08-03 

Description: Steam Boat Springs in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...

Date: 1887 

Description: St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church.

Date: 1849-07-24 

Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming with three wagons; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as th...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1892 

Description: Illustration of "Voyageur with Tumpline". A tumpline is a strap attached at both ends to a load and used to carry the object by placing the strap over the...

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