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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: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

Date: 1871-10-14 

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

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

Date: 1880 

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: 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: 1873 

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: 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...

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Drawing of The National Democratic Convention in session at Charleston, South Carolina.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a school boy at a desk holding a chalk b...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Date: 1857 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

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