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Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...

Date: 1963 

Description: Western ensemble of jeans, shirt, boots, and cowboy hat designed by Edith Head for Paul Newman in the film "Hud" (Paramount, 1963).

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...


Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of a suite interior at Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A drawing by State Architect, Arthur Peabody, depicting the proposed State Street facade of the University Club building.


Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...


Henry Dodge

Date: 1834 

Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a black, masquerade suit with a purple and red cloak and a purple, red, and gold turban with white plumes. This sketch was created for C...

Date: 1895-09 

Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...


Description: Several partial sketches of a man on a mule, a separate mule and various lines.

Date:  ca.

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....


Ledger Drawing


Description: Ledger Drawing. Two horses, one ridden by a man with long spear or coup stick. Second man drawn in pencil, not colored.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...


Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...


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...


Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.


Description: Portrait of Major General C.C. Washburn in uniform.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crayon drawing from Old World Wisconsin collection displayed in the Ketola House, which was restored on the museum grounds in 1976. The drawing is of Heiki...

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