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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...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1849-07-13 

Description: The trail at Rocky Ridge, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Line drawing on tissue paper showing the layout of the Gisholt plant buildings over two blocks at East Washington and Baldwin Streets. Shows streets and ra...

Drawing

Bicyclists

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

Date: 1857 

Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Date: 1849-06-13 ca.

Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Date: 1862 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Drawing

Ol' Brick Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of policemen waving nightsticks are crowded into an open car. On the right is a sign pointing to the "Ol' Brick Inn." One of the men has fallen out...

Date: 1849-06-20 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1850 

Description: Pastoral scene depicting a small bay on the Island of St. Ignace in Lake Superior with canoes on the rocky beach, two men conversing on a blanket in the fo...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.

Drawing

City Hall

Date: 1859 

Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

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Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

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