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Description: View of the residence of Hon. Isaac Lain.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: A blueprint of a survey done of the Brisbois house.
Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...
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: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of a nighttime cityscape and a crescent moon.
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing depicting a person sowing seeds in furrowed ground with a cityscape in the background. An arm and hammer appear in the sky superimposed on a sun-li...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.
Description: Illustration of a chart listing "important causes of death in Wisconsin". Extra text reads "You Make Life What It Is!" and "What will the Future bring You...
Description: Lithograph view towards river of the American Fur Companies buildings and fenced enclosures, surrounded by hills and trees.
Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...
Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...
Description: A sketch of Little Lake Butte des Morts and the surrounding area, including Neenah and Menasha.
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