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Date: 1849-06-21 ca.
Description: Hills along the (South) Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known...
Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.
Description: Drawing of the Solomon Juneau house on East Michigan. There are tethered bears on either side of the front door. Two people lean on the fence, watching the...
Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.
Date: 1823 ca.
Description: First church in Green Bay.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
Description: Certificate presented to the State of Wisconsin for the "Bald-Headed Eagle 'Old Abe'" from the United States Centennial Commission. Presented in Philadelp...
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...
Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilkins d...
Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.
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: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...
Date: 1834 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.
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