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Date: 1851 ca.
Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
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 encampment wit...
Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.
Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.
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...
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...
Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.
Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.
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...
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Description: Drawing of the general design for future construction development at the University of Wisconsin with the Barn, Sheep Barn, Horse Barn, House, Power House,...
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: date unknown
Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
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: 1927 ca.
Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.
Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.
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