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Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.
Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.
Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
Description: The trail, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Ca...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.
Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...
Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Date: 1815 ca.
Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...
Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.
Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.
Description: A sketch of the Scanlan farmhouse in Irish Ridge. The text on the sketch reads "Scanlan Farm Home, Built A.D. 1866; Burned Down, 1904; Showing Floral Vines...
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a school boy at a desk holding a chalk b...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
Date: 1849-06-20 ca.
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
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