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American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Drawing

Carex Varia

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Varia. It is a genus of plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges. Other members of the Cyperaceae fami...

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Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Eriophorum Gracile. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. It is known by the common name slende...

Drawing

Pendarvis House

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of Pendarvis House. Stone building with six over six windows on two levels, and three entrances. A stone wall runs along the sidewalk in fro...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a vacation party on a cliff stairway overlooking a seashore. Several men and women in formal dress walk down the stairway. Heavily retouched image.

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of a ground level front view of Miller Park Stadium.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1949 

Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...

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Description: Preliminary sketch for "Fort Pillow upon the Eve of the Evacuation by the Rebels".

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Scirpus Pungens

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Scirpus Pungens. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common name Common Three-Square. It is a...

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Description: Rough sketch of a "Rebel Gunboat" and trees in the background.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

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Description: "Conveying Provisions over the Ozark Mountains to the Army at Springfield, MO." Men on horseback are riding along a trail carrying supplies.

Date: 1852 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams.

Date: 1856 

Description: An original illustration of the lock at Rexford Flats.

Date: 1827 

Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

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