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Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
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...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...
Date: date unknown
Description: Pen and Ink drawing of a man digging in a small, fenced-in field. Two cows, a haystack and numerous farm buildings are in the yard, and a farmhouse, trees...
Description: Black and white cartoon depicting two men in an apiary. One man is standing over a beehive with ridiculous electrical equipment strapped to his chest and h...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: View of cattle, sheep, and pigs in a pasture on farm. Two houses are visible in the distance, with a horse-drawn carriage on the road. East side residence...
Description: Preliminary concept sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Dr. Ludd Spivey Residence in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The house was never constructed.
Date: 1886-07-03 after
Description: Interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden filled with finely dressed people. The Schlitz logo appears in the upper left corner. Located on N. 3rd Street, so...
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...
Description: Four panels of a sketched storyboard for the Eisenhower TV spot campaign. The first panel contains the slogan, "Eisenhower Answers America!"
Description: Drawing on two boards. The top board is a cut-out of a cloud-shaped cartoon bubble, and the board below has the text: "Why Use Seven Men to do the work of...
Description: Cartoon drawing, black on white of a man wearing nothing but a barrel, which is labeled "Taxpayer." He is holding newspapers in each hand. The headlines re...
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: Costume sketch by Edith Head for Stella Stevens' character Jess Polanski in the film "Too Late Blues." The dress is black velvet with white fox cuffs.
Date: 1888-12-15 before
Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...
Description: Black cocktail dress, designed by Edith Head for Rita Hayworth in the film "Separate Tables" (1958, United Artists).
Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men, one prone, the other touching him with what may be a coup stick.
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
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