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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:  date unknown

Description: A man dressed as a leprechaun, with a red nose and face, is raising up a cup of whiskey in his right hand. He is holding a bottle behind his back. A snake...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1967-05-12 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of John Anderson and Earle Robert Metcalf (Rob) hunting at night for nightcrawlers to be used for fishing. John is standing...

Date:  

Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...

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:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man lying in bed, with his arms out holding a liquor bottle in one hand and a half-filled glass in the other hand. There is an elongated snake...

Date: 1969-05-09 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a large trout swimming underwater and a cricket or grasshopper is standing on the branch of a tree above the fish playin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the woods, a man is cooking over a campfire, while a deer carcass is hanging from the branch of a tree. Poem that was used in the newspaper reads: "...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In black ink on orange card, is a drawing of Gene Beckman in a black hooded winter coat, kneeling by a hole in the ice holding a line and cork bobber. Laye...

Drawing

Fish Widow

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen and ink drawing of a woman with a basket of fish balanced on her head. Done in angular, geometric abstraction. Background of block pattern, topped with...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1884 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...

Drawing

Automobile Race

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...

Date: 1880-06 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man driving a locomotive along railroad tracks. There is a bird sitting on a large egg in a nest on the roof of the locomotive. On the left a...

Date: 1973-05-11 

Description: Imaginative drawing of a man sitting at a card table playing cards with a salmon and a muskelunge (musky). The muskelunge appears to be passing an ace of d...

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