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Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.


High School

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: View of the Berlin high school with children playing and people walking in the foreground.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Unsuccessful elevations and floor plans submitted by Peabody & Stearns, of Boston, and Charles S. Frost, of Chicago, as part of the design competition for...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing of the DuCharme/Grignon house and fur-trading post as it appeared shortly before being razed in about 1892.


John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Levi Jackson, who settled in 1842.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.

Date: 1871-10-14 

Description: Pilgrims kneeling and praying at the holy well near Galway, Ireland.


Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

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...


Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

Date: 1852 

Description: Illustration of four Indians on Madeline Island with canoe in water on the shore.

Date: 1849-07-16 

Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...

Date: 1899 

Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.


Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Date: 1884 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...

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