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Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Drawing

The Spring Inn

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of the Spring Inn, located at 3706 Nakoma Road.

Drawing

Scirpus Pungens

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Scirpus Pungens. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common name Common Three-Square. It is a...

Date: 1972-05-12 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view from riverbank across river towards a fisherman (probably Sid Boyum) on the opposite bank readying his fishing eq...

Date: 1849-07-31 

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...

Drawing

Boats

Date:  

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

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a stone building in Cross Plains, which used to house a tavern downstairs and the town's school upstairs. Features a porch entrance, and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Owl with half-closed eyes with standing and resting on the branch of a tree at night, with moon in the sky on the right.

Date: 1946 

Description: Ink drawing of the Governor's Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The stone building features a porch and wrap around balcony.

Drawing

Millet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Setaris Italica or foxtail millet and Panicum miliaceum or proso millet. There are also inset drawings of a spik...

Date:  

Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer — Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of the Pendarvis and Trelawny Houses. Stone building with six over six windows on two levels, and three entrances. A stone wall runs along t...

Drawing

Ship's Wheel

Date: 1903 

Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a seated figure leaning against a tree, and holding a fishing pole.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Bea Walusiak Heitmeyer with short hair wearing a white blouse and flowers at her collar. Written below is: "'HI MAC'" and si...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

Drawing

Farm Scene

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...

Drawing

Carex Varia

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Varia. It is a genus of plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges. Other members of the Cyperaceae fami...

Drawing

Ferry "New Era"

Date:  

Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.

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