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Drawing

Ferry "New Era"

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Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

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...

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Blueprints details for Signs and Markers for Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.

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: 1956-05 

Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1943-12 

Description: Hand-drawn holiday card of a woman soldier in front of McCloskey General Hospital. She is in uniform and is saluting. There are cacti (cactus) in the foreg...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

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: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1834 

Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape featuring a rural city center with a prominent courthouse surrounded by fields and woods. Rolling erosion-softened mountains rise in the backgro...

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Date: 1908 

Description: Design of the Architectural Commission of 1908 for future constructional development, elevation of men's dormitory group on the University of Wisconsin cam...

Drawing

Millet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Setaris Italica or foxtail millet and Panicum miliaceum or proso millet. There are also inset drawings of a spik...

Date: 1919 

Description: Illustration advertising the Salzer Seed Company's Happy Home collection of 16 plants.

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

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