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Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...

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Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. C.Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The b...

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"The Candidate"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a bull with a ring through its nose. The bull is excreting feces. Below the text reads: "The Candidate."

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

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Description: Drawing of a machine part, with a sign that reads: "Clicking."

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the south end of Lake Monona, looking north to the isthmus, with the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol in the center, and St. Raphael's Cathe...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Unsuccessful elevations and floor plans submitted by Peabody & Stearns, of Boston, and Charles S. Frost, of Chicago, as part of the design competition for...

Date: 1914 

Description: A cartoon depicting the rescue of oppressed people by the United States, entitled "What The United States Has Fought For".

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the home plate elevation at Miller Park Stadium. Depicts exterior of stadium at night.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a factory and a smokestack. There is a cutaway through the wall, showing a man sitting in a chair in front of a No Smoking sign. The man is smoking...

Drawing

"Arms for Sale"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Profile portrait of bald-headed man wearing a pair of eyeglasses with a cannon in place of his nose. At the top the text reads: "Arms For Sale," and at the...

Drawing

Seneca Lapham

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Seneca Lapham.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a yellow, ball gown with black detailing and trim with a hand fan and mask. There is an additional sketch of a man to the right. This s...

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Barman — Bob

Date: 1932 

Description: Bob bartending at the Press Grill.

Date: 1936-04-25 

Description: The cartoon by Gib Crockett shows the Altmeyer and Astin figures wearing bandages and crutches, as though they have been beaten up. From a radio nearby the...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...

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Gothic Cottage

Date: 1946 

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...

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