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Drawing

Automobile Race

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...

Date: 1879 

Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.

Date: 1858 

Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.

Date: 1900 

Description: Perspective drawing of the buildings at the Hayward Indian School. There is a man in a boat in the right foreground and an empty boat in the left foregroun...

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...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Ships of varying types and sizes on water.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

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...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a steamboat pulling a raft of cut boards.

Date: 1901 

Description: Drawing of two railroad cars being loaded with coal.

Date: 1849-07-12 ca.

Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1850 

Description: Pastoral scene depicting a small bay on the Island of St. Ignace in Lake Superior with canoes on the rocky beach, two men conversing on a blanket in the fo...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Drawing

Mound Map

Date: 1921-11-11 

Description: A hand-drawn map of Little Bluff mounds.

Date: 1957 

Description: Architects' rendering of a proposed transportation museum project. The text on the bottom of the print reads, "Proposed Museum of Transportation; Green Bay...

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Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

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