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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....

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

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...

Date: 1869-01 

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: 1852 

Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1899-12-27 

Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...

Drawing

Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

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