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Date: 1972 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a red wing blackbird perching on cattail flowers in a body of water. The Wisco...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card, red ink on light brown, speckled and textured cover paper. The text appears to be referring to the economic hard times during the presidency...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...


Description: Charcoal drawing of a golden eagle perched on a barrel. Likely the wild golden eagle Andy Johnson, the mascot of the Forty-Ninth Wisconsin Civil War Infan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of "The Jaws" in the Wisconsin Dells.


Lake Mendota Pier

Date: 1976-08-01 

Description: A pier with high posts in Lake Mendota off Maple Bluff.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a noose in a tree with a serpent wrapped around it. The "SOUTHERN EAGLE" flies in the background. Captions below read "JEFF. DAV...


Description: Drawing of eagle with wings spread. In the eagle's talons is a rolled piece of paper and flag. There is also a flag on the right hand side of the drawing...

Date: 1863-06 

Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...

Date: 1696 

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Ethiopia, from Blaeu's General Atlas. Map title is framed by a man and a woman, both wearing head turbans, who are standin...

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...


Tugboat, East River

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: A tugboat passes under the Brooklyn Bridge. Seagulls circle over the water and the developed shoreline is visible in the distance.

Date: 1927 

Description: Lake view from the shore. A man, son, and two dogs stand at the dock. A herd of swans bathe nearby.

Date: 1914 

Description: Advertising catalog for International Harvester cultivators. Features an illustration of a woman feeding birds.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin promotional decal with a map of the state, with many cities marked and drawings of some Wisconsin icons: cheese, cows, deer, beer, Wisconsin Dell...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of four Ho-Chunk men posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are sitting around a table on which sits two packages wrapped in ne...

Date: 1943 

Description: "Young Abe", Wisconsin's second war eagle. Mascot of the 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion of the 101st Airborne Division. Young Abe is on a perc...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

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