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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: 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...

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: 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...

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: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Drawing

Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

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: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1829 

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

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...

Date: 1856 ca.

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

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: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

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...

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