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Drawing

Bur Oaks

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

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: 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: 1852 

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...

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: 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...

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.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

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...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Date: 1834 

Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.

Date: 1852 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams.

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: 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: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

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