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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...
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...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Date: 1849-06-20 ca.
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
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: 1870 before
Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
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...
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Description: The trail, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Ca...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.
Date: 1849-06-30 ca.
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