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Book or Pamphlet

Lawson Design

Date: 1918 

Description: A design for the unbuilt "Lawson Battler," which Alfred Lawson conceived as an armored fighter plane armed with six machine guns.

Book or Pamphlet

Mosquitoes

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of five mosquitoes in flight.

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Description: A map of the second version of the Gettysburg cyclorama created by French artist Paul Philippoteaux, as taken from the souvenir booklet which sold for five...

Book or Pamphlet

Beavers and their Dams

Date: 1859 

Description: Color drawing of beavers working on and living at their dams.

Date: 1903 

Description: First interior pages of a log book kept by Preston Reynolds on his trip down the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers in 1903. The page lists the names of the...

Book or Pamphlet

Camden Depot Sketch

Date: 1847-10-19 

Description: Sketch of the Camden Depot in a letter from John McRae to James Gadsdeg.

Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...

Book or Pamphlet

Wash Tubs

Date: 1870 

Description: Hardware catalog page showing wooden wash tubs and water pails.

Book or Pamphlet

"Pucks" the Trump Man

Date: 1903 

Description: Rolf "Pucks" Anderson and Herbert "Chub" Fowler playing cards on a train.

Book or Pamphlet

Battle of Hoke’s Run

Date: 1861-07-27 ca.

Description: The caption with the image states, "Battle of Hoke's Run-Col. Starkweather with his Wisconsin Regiment deploying as skirmishers." The Battle of Hoke's Run...

Date: 1894 

Description: Cartoon on the last page of a McCormick catalog. The cartoon depicts the World's Fair field-trials in Wayne, Illinois, at which the McCormick mower prevail...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Book or Pamphlet

Capture of Fort Henry

Date: 1862-02-22 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Capture of Fort Henry". The drawing is of a gun-deck of a Mississippi gun boat.

Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.

Book or Pamphlet

Ice Cream Sodas

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of two ice cream sodas sitting on a counter.

Book or Pamphlet

River Scene

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of steamboat in the distance on a river (possibly the Wisconsin River).

Book or Pamphlet

Canoeists

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of two men rowing a boat.

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Date: 1968 

Description: Cover of a "Milwaukee Journal" publication commemorating the Green Bay Packers 1967 championship season. The cover features a drawing by Gregg Klees of a P...

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

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