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Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

Date: 1851-12-01 

Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.

Drawing

Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.

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: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1852 

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...

Date: 1858 

Description: A pencil sketch of the Jacob Miller home.

Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

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: 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: 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: 1854 

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

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

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