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Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A women's photographic head shot has been pasted onto a drawing depicting her on top of a pillar. The pillar is decorated with flowers and hearts. Above he...

Date: 1972-05-12 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view from riverbank across river towards a fisherman (probably Sid Boyum) on the opposite bank readying his fishing eq...

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Description: Sketch of the camp of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry on Island No. 10 during the Civil War. Colonel Hans Christian Heg commanded the...

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: 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...

Drawing

Pea Pod

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a pea pod.

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

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Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

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Description: A preliminary sketch of a landscape with partially drawn cannons in the foreground and tents in the background.

Date: 1956-05 

Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the R. J. Buellesbach residence.

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Description: A magazine (storage, usually for ammunition) at Farmington near Grand Junction (Tennessee). Soldiers are working around a storage area dug into the raised...

Date: 1827 

Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Owl with half-closed eyes with standing and resting on the branch of a tree at night, with moon in the sky on the right.

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...

Drawing

A Summer Memory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a fisherman standing on one leg and holding with an outstretched arm a fish on a string in one hand, and a bottle of alcohol in his left hand. H...

Date: 1856 ca.

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

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