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Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

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...

Drawing

Candling an Egg

Date:  date unknown

Description: On a black background, a candle burns on the left and on the right a hand is holding up an egg in front of a white-edged black rectangular frame.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green cardboard of a design for a floral bracelet. Pearls form the center of flowers set in rectangular links of openwork textured...

Drawing

Safety First

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an abstract shape in red, yellow, black and blue. It reads: "To You, Safety First, In 1959, Is A Personal Problem."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard depicting a design for an Art Deco bracelet. There are large circular links of a smooth blac...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Floating Gardens Resort. The drawing may be an early concept for the resort of a detail for the re...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey cardboard depicting a design for a necklace. Series of long and short links alternate with white or yellow stones throughout t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a light blue ball gown with white, gold, and blue detailing, and an elaborate gold head piece. Two boys in matching blue costumes and tu...

Date: 1898 

Description: Drawing of a burdock planted at the foundation of a building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A male tightrope walker wearing tights, slippers and v-necked top struggling for balance. He has one foot on the wire, and the other leg is in the air help...

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Blueprints details for Signs and Markers for Copper Falls State Park.

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...

Drawing

Hospital Boat

Date:  

Description: An image from a sketchbook showing a hospital boat (possibly steamboat).

Date: 1938-04-01 

Description: A series of three hand-colored drawings on grey cardboard for a selection of earring designs, labeled "1.- B," "2.- B" and "3.- B," depicted on an ear lobe...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for an earring showing front and side views. A round mottled stone is surrounded by a black ring decorated by four incompl...

Date: 1932 

Description: George bartending at George's.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the second floor library and offices of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900. F...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dominoes set up in a curved row depicted falling over.

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