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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: date unknown
Description: Cartoon sketch of a man and woman at the bar. His forehead is doubled, and he is holding a glass while looking at the woman sitting beside him. She is wear...
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...
Description: Costume sketch of a black sleeveless top and white skirt with detailing and a large hat with black and white scarf created for Grace Kelly in "To Catch a T...
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Description: An original cartoon given to Ralph Widmer by the famous cartoonist, Walt Wetterberg, whose cartoon, "Ada The Aryshire," appears regularly in the "Farm Jour...
Description: View of street. People walking and riding on horse and buggies. One building reads "E. SMTH'S BLOCK".
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Three boys play ice hockey on a frozen pond. One boy has fallen and is sitting on the ice. Snow covers the ground, with some grass peeking through. A fence...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Sketch of an "Alice in Dairyland" costume for the 10-foot mechanical mannequin of Alice to be displayed at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A contest w...
Description: Drawing of a section of a completed part of Fort Cairo facing the confluen [sic] of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
Description: Drawing of a man with red lips, red nose, and red veins in his bulging eyes. The text reads: "Who Said 'Good Morning?'"
(Drawing of a man who seems hung-o...
Description: Illustration from Hennepin's "A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America". The illustration is titled "The Cruelty of The Savage Iroquois".
Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...
Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...
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: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Date: 1851 ca.
Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
Description: A woman is standing in a boat called the "Sly Fox." She is holding a fishing rod with the line attached to a man frantically trying to escape, indicated by...
Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....
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