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Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.
Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...
Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."
Description: Bear or Soda Springs along Bear River in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Description: The Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the O...
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
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: 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: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.
Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.
Description: Tracing of a petroglyph depicting an animal figure pursued by a human figure with a bow and arrow followed by a child.
Date: 1849-07-10 ca.
Description: The clay hills that were formed by the Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland...
Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.
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