1 2 3
.

Drawing

Fort Cairo

Date:  

Description: Drawing of a section of a completed part of Fort Cairo facing the confluen [sic] of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.

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...

Date: 1829 

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

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch of a distant ship on the river near an outcropping of land.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Date: 1900 

Description: Perspective drawing of the buildings at the Hayward Indian School. There is a man in a boat in the right foreground and an empty boat in the left foregroun...

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: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

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: 1945 ca.

Description: Three boys play ice hockey on a frozen pond. One boy has fallen and is sitting on the ice. Snow covers the ground, with some grass peeking through. A fence...

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

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:  

Description: Multiple sketches — a man and a woman leaning on a table; close-ups of the woman; trees along a river.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A group of six children play on a frozen pond on the right. The Dunham School and trees appear inside a fence on the left, and the ground is covered with s...

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)....

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

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...

Drawing

Gunboat "Essex"

Date:  

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

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of beavers building a dam.

1 2 3

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.