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Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white drawing of a beekeeper sitting on a hive box leaning against a tree, his chin resting on his hand. He is holding a book titled "The Hive an...


Description: A preliminary sketch of a landscape with partially drawn cannons in the foreground and tents in the background.

Date: 1828 ca.

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

Date: 1911 

Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a man with a walking stick and a woman w...


Pea Pod

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a pea pod.

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: 1895-09 

Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1898 

Description: Drawing of a burdock planted at the foundation of a building.


Ship's Wheel

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...




Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.


"Black Orchid"

Date: 1958 

Description: Edith Head costume sketch for Sophia Loren's character Rose Bianco in the film "Black Orchid." The costume is a denim work apron worn over a skirt and blou...

Date: 1936-05-27 

Description: Blueprints for the Bath House in Devil's Lake State Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Small group of Native Americans spearing fish through ice on a river. Mountains can be seen in the background.

Date: 1953 

Description: Colored pencil on brownline drawing of the entrance to the R.J. Buellesbach residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1936-05 

Description: Blueprint showing the details for stone shelter in Devil's Lake State Park.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

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