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Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Blueprint of the formal garden for Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate at El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The blueprint shows different v...


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.


"Black Orchid"

Date: 1958 

Description: Edith Head costume sketch for Sophia Loren's character Rose Bianco in the film "Black Orchid." The costume is a denim work apron worn over a skirt and blou...

Date: 1863-10-03 

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

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...


Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Ames-Angier family tree of North Easton, Massachusetts, 1560-1937.

Date: 1948 

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

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: 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: 1869-01 

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...


The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a seated figure leaning against a tree, and holding a fishing pole.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Topographical map of Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The map is identified as a map of a survey co...

Date: 1862 ca.

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


A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

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