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Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of the geological profile between the Sandusky plains and Portsmouth, Ohio.
Description: Illustration of the late Cardinal Paul Cullen, Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin.
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: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.
Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.
Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in...
Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.
Description: Fort Leavenworth with trees, buildings and American flag. The fort was established by Colonel Henry Leavenworth to protect the Santa Fe trail against the I...
Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...
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