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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Drawing

Radisson Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Radisson cabin, the first house built by a white man in Wisconsin. It was built between 1650 and 1660 on Chequamegon Bay, in the vicinit...

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the R. J. Buellesbach residence.

Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

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Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

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Description: Drawing of John Muir's invention, the student desk clock, scale 3 inches per foot. The clock lighted his lamp and fire and opened the right book for him to...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A drawing on beige paper of a design for a pendant. The design features two teardrop shaped pearls, each suspended from a foliate ring with one ring suspen...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Drawing

House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

Date: 1849-08-02 

Description: Bear River Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1849-08-01 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...

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Description: Preliminary sketch of a distant ship on the river near an outcropping of land.

Drawing

Farmer Thrifty

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Description: Illustration of an immaculate farmstead captioned as "Woodland home as occupied by Farmer Thrifty".

Date: 1948 

Description: A red Wisconsin themed stamp design.

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.

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