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Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

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...

Drawing

Barman — Pete

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at the Ship Ahoy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man, perhaps a mail carrier, patting a dog who is holding what may be a letter in its mouth. A red bag stuffed with letters is on the ground,...

Drawing

Ape and Two Men

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ape is sitting on a chair tilted back in front of a desk, and writing with a pencil in its foot on a piece of paper. Two men are talking to each other o...

Date: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

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Description: A man standing by machinery is cupping his ear and listening to the sound of the machine at work. A kitten is sitting inside the machine. The caption reads...

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Description: "Conveying Provisions over the Ozark Mountains to the Army at Springfield, MO." Men on horseback are riding along a trail carrying supplies.

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Drawing

Barman — Pete

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at the Roxy Grill.

Date: 1873 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the woods, a man is cooking over a campfire, while a deer carcass is hanging from the branch of a tree. Poem that was used in the newspaper reads: "...

Date: 1988-05-07 

Description: Original Sid caption for his imaginative drawing: "Fish history begins with hooks made of wood, bone, bronze and shells. Some of these prehistoric lures ar...

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of two men outdoors making moonshine. Two men standing together on the left are dressed in suits, and one of them is carrying a briefcase. The text...

Drawing

Gaddis Sketches

Date: 1906-11-08 

Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...

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Description: "Plaza at Springfield — Missouri — Civil War". Image shows men standing in the Plaza and one man on horseback. Buildings include the Courthouse and a hospi...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

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...

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