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Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...
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.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...
Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...
Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...
Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...
Description: Architect's rendering of a sports and recreation exhibit area at the Wisconsin pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair. A man at right is shown fishing...
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
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...
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
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).
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
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: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
Description: Indians amidst wigwams.
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