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Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of men holding grain cradles in a wheat fie...
Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: Portrait of Seneca Lapham.
Description: Republican Campaign Ticket issued in Dane County, Wisconsin. Heading the slate are James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Near the bottom of the ticket...
Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Description: A view of the Astor building.
Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...
Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.
Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Martin H. Meyer's birthplace. Reproduced from a lead pencil sketch made in 1870.
Description: St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church.
Description: Devil's Gate in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...
Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.
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