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Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...
Date: 1869-01-23 ca.
Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.
Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...
Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
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: 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: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...
Description: Moulding Mill on First Street of Whitewater, Wisconsin, the building on the left is the bank.
Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...
Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.
Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.
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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