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Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
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: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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...
Description: View of Lake Superior shoreline with terraces leading to the beach. A canoe can be seen on the beach.
Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...
Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.
Description: Landscape featuring a rural city center with a prominent courthouse surrounded by fields and woods. Rolling erosion-softened mountains rise in the backgro...
Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.
Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.
Description: A drawing of the private Haskell University that was operating during the 1850's. The drawing was done by a student, Mrs. L. Campbell who spelled the name...
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
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: 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: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian Tribes of the United States, ed. Francis S. Drake, 1884. From the earlier editio...
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