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Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin
Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.
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...
Description: Illustration of four Indians on Madeline Island with canoe in water on the shore.
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...
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: 1857 ca.
Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...
Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian Tribes of the United States, ed. Francis S. Drake, 1884. From the earlier editio...
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.
Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
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