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Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...
Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.
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...
Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.
Date: 1849-06-13 ca.
Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Description: A very vague and partial sketch of ships.
Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.
Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing showing an interior perspective of the living room/balcony space and an exterior perspective of the residence designed and drawn b...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.
Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.
Description: Plot plan for a proposed transportation museum.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
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...
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