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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Drawing of University Hall by D.C. Salisbury showing the view from the bottom, south side of the hill on the University of Wisconsin campus. Bascom Hall,...

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Date: 1957-07 

Description: Blueprints for highway signs for Devil's Lake State Park.


Ship's Wheel

Date: 1903 

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


Description: Lithograph view towards river of the American Fur Companies buildings and fenced enclosures, surrounded by hills and trees.




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

Date: 1849-07-25 

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

Date: 1941 before

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


The Spring Inn

Date: 1946 

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

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: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission of future development of section toward University Hall with University Avenue, Women Gymnasi...


Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1890 

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...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...


Pea Pod

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a pea pod.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A pencil drawing of men building a road with wooden planks.


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

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