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Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.

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: 1949 

Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...


Description: A sketch of a steamboat coming down the Tennessee River. Both shorelines are visible and there is another boat in the far distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a fort with fortified walls and a flag flying from the fort. A river runs on the right of the image. A boat with sails floats on the river. Sold...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1956 

Description: Pencil on vellum drawing showing an interior perspective of the living room/balcony space and an exterior perspective of the residence designed and drawn b...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....


The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1849-06-13 ca.

Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...


Chicago in 1831


Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The home of R.M. Scott.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future construction development at the University of Wisconsin with the Barn, Sheep Barn, Horse Barn, House, Power House,...

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...


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1873 

Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.


Partial Ship


Description: A very vague and partial sketch of ships.

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