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Description: Illustration depicting a boy and a girl joining hands at a crossroads, with a choice of "The Freethought Road" or "The Orthodox Route".
Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...
Description: Pencil drawing of residence on Murray's Alley.
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.
Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.
Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...
Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.
Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...
Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...
Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural firm of Cudell and Blumenth...
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
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...
Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...
Description: Indians amidst wigwams.
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