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Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
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"...
Description: Rough sketch of a "Rebel Gunboat" and trees in the background.
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.
Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Varia. It is a genus of plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges. Other members of the Cyperaceae fami...
Description: Drawing of a pea pod.
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...
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...
Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.
Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.
Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission for future development including the Shore Drive, North Slope Drive, South Slope Drive, Linde...
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: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Eriophorum Gracile. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. It is known by the common name slende...
Description: A drawing of the Plow (Plough) Inn.
Date: 1849-06-18 ca.
Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
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