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Description: View of several buildings on the grounds of Ripon College.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An excerpt from "Picturesque America", ed. Bryant, (1872).
Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.
Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.
Description: Engraved view of the home of Francis Dillon. A woman rides on the road in front of the home in a horse-drawn carriage. A woman stands on the porch of the h...
Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.
Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...
Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."
Description: Features a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn sulky rake.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...
Description: View of Milwaukee, looking southwest toward the county courthouse while it was under construction.
Description: Engraving of Ocatagon House, the residence of Mrs. Eliza Richards. Several trees dot the landscape and other buildings can be seen in the distance at right...
Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler holding a top hat, standing next to dead African Americans. There are slogans behind the bodies, including "Niggers...
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using a Gale Chilled Plow (Albion, Michigan) with a donkey in a field. Another man is wal...
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