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Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

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: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1862 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1854 

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

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Drawing

Bur Oaks

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

Drawing

Iowa Falls

Date: 1866 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of the town of Iowa Falls. There is a fence in the foreground and buildings in the background.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...

Date: 1867-09-21 

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.

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