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Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a vacation party on a cliff stairway overlooking a seashore. Several men and women in formal dress walk down the stairway. Heavily retouched image.

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Description: "Lieutenant Foster's Camp preparing for the night contrabands with the Engineer, Dept. of the Army". Tents are in the background and men are loading horse-...

Drawing

Gaddis Sketches

Date: 1906-11-08 

Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a woman with the head of a wolf. She is wearing a red blouse, green skirt and high heels and the cartoon bubble reads: "I Always Let Men Chase M...

Date: 1971-05-13 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of two fisherman at night are sitting in a small motorboat on a lake. Large trout are looming over their heads with a full...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Sid with a cigar in his mouth on a $100 bill. On the left is a drawing of a cow's mouth, ears and horns around the "Federal Reserve Bank" seal....

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...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....

Date: 1991 

Description: An original cartoon given to Ralph Widmer by the famous cartoonist, Walt Wetterberg, whose cartoon, "Ada The Aryshire," appears regularly in the "Farm Jour...

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man dressed in overalls is holding a spade behind a sweating elephant, waiting for the elephant to defecate. A caption below, very faint, reads: "Let's W...

Date: 1858-11-20 

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...

Drawing

Threshing

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...

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Description: A man standing by machinery is cupping his ear and listening to the sound of the machine at work. A kitten is sitting inside the machine. The caption reads...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

Date: 1972-05-12 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view from riverbank across river towards a fisherman (probably Sid Boyum) on the opposite bank readying his fishing eq...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.

Drawing

Sandals

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man dressed in a green suit and hat, with a red beard and red hair and a pipe in his mouth. He is holding up a curved bat (perhaps a shillelag...

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