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Date: 1858 

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

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.

Date: 1852 

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

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

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...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...

Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

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...

Date: 1850 ca.

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

Date: 1852-10 

Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

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: 1858 

Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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