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Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...

Drawing

Hook's Defeat

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Description: Rough plat showing the area of Hook's defeat.

Date: 1852-10 

Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the parade grounds surrounded by possibly the barracks. An American flag on a pole dominates the image.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.

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

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Description: Exterior of Fort Donelson with landscape including sparse buildings and trees.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Poem and drawing of the Walker Castle, entitled "The Deserted Castle." done by Isabella Dengel, b.1879-d.1901

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1953 

Description: Original wedding cartoon presented to Wisconsin writer August Derleth on the occasion of his marriage to Sandra Winters by cartoonist Clare V. "Dwig" Dwigg...

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1943-12 

Description: Hand-drawn holiday card of a woman soldier in front of McCloskey General Hospital. She is in uniform and is saluting. There are cacti (cactus) in the foreg...

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1862-04-06 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A map of the prehistoric fort at Circleville with annotations by Daniel Drake.

Drawing

Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Water Tower Park showing Milwaukee and the bay.

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

Drawing

Boats

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Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.

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