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Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Description: The home of Charles Wales, who settled in 1845.
Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...
Date: 1831 ca.
Description: Pencil drawing of the Shot Tower.
Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.
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...
Description: Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Sketchbook page with inscription across top in brown ink: "To Mr. Stager from his section in remembrance of the pleasant hours spent together. Aug. 18th 1...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Unsuccessful elevations and floor plans submitted by Peabody & Stearns, of Boston, and Charles S. Frost, of Chicago, as part of the design competition for...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Description: View of the residence of Hon. Isaac Lain.
Description: A sketch of Rock Lake, or Tyranena Lake.
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
Description: View of the J.M. Bailey Jr. Marble Works storefront. From the "Combination Atlas-Map of Walworth Co.", Chicago
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