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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Pencil sketch of Belle Boyd, a Confederate spy who is buried in Wisconsin.
Date: 1849-07-10 ca.
Description: Sweetwater River and the Red Buttes in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the Joseph Hafen residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...
Description: Copy of N.F. Hyer's original map of Aztalan as published in the Milwaukee Advertiser, February 25, 1837.
Description: Drawing of the proposed design for the Law Park garage.
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...
Description: Fort Bridger in Wyoming, with wagon parts and teepees, where Wilkins camped for a night; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Califo...
Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of a nighttime cityscape and a crescent moon.
Date: date unknown
Description: Crayon drawing from Old World Wisconsin collection displayed in the Ketola House, which was restored on the museum grounds in 1976. The drawing is of Heiki...
Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...
Description: Steam Boat Springs in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A sketch of the Stewart (I.N. Stewart?) home.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: An illustration of the William F. Vilas house, 12 East Gilman Street, later occupied by the American Association of University Women.
Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...
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