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Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.
Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.
Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...
Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.
Date: 1874 before
Description: State University (University of Wisconsin), Madison.
Description: The State Fair grounds.
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of James Child who settled in 1847.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
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: 1862 ca.
Description: A small amateur drawing of the camp, with surrounding terrain, occupied by the 104th Regiment, New York State Volunteers near Belle Plains, Virginia, durin...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.
Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.
Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
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