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Description: Front view of the Ackerman farmhouse, built about 1841, located at University Avenue and East Mill Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: Small group of Native Americans spearing fish through ice on a river. Mountains can be seen in the background.
Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...
Description: "Conveying Provisions over the Ozark Mountains to the Army at Springfield, MO." Men on horseback are riding along a trail carrying supplies.
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...
Description: Exterior of Fort Donelson with landscape including sparse buildings and trees.
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer — Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.
Description: Multiple sketches — a man and a woman leaning on a table; close-ups of the woman; trees along a river.
Date: 1875-10 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the Dalles of the St. Louis River in Minnesota.
Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission for future development including the Shore Drive, North Slope Drive, South Slope Drive, Linde...
Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of a ground level front view of Miller Park Stadium.
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...
Description: Drawing of beavers building a dam.
Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.
Description: "Hospital and (indecipherable) during the last days battle at Fort Donelson on the Tennessee." Building with people and several trees.
Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the R. J. Buellesbach residence.
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...
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