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Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

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Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

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...

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

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Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampm...

Date: 1957 

Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Rendering of the Memorial Library building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The drawing of the building depicts a group of people near the en...

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Description: Drawing of Nauvoe, Illinois, depicting a small town on a hillside overlooking the Mississippi River. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Ill...

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