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Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...
Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Description: Drawing of the planned layout for the military training facility at Camp Randall.
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.
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...
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.
Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Description: The State Fair grounds.
Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.
Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.
Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...
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