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Drawing

Gunboat "Essex"

Date:  

Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.

Drawing

Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.

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:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white drawing of a beekeeper sitting on a hive box leaning against a tree, his chin resting on his hand. He is holding a book titled "The Hive an...

Date: 1863-04-04 

Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...

Drawing

Polperro House

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing (graphite and ink?) of Polperro House, at the Pendarvis State Historical Site in Mineral Point. Features a side gable entrance and a log fra...

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a man with a walking stick and a woman w...

Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Topographical map of Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The map is identified as a map of a survey co...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Drawing

De Pere House

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a house at 421 Cass Street. The main entrance is on a long porch with columns, under a balcony. There is a side entrance on the left.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Black and white sketch of a mailbox on a post in a milk can, with its flag up, next to a country road. Across the road is a tree and fence, with a field an...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Wilki...

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