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Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...

Drawing

Mormon House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Mormon house.

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

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: 1884 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...

Date: 1885 

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...

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...

Drawing

Ferry "New Era"

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a bull with beard standing in the snow and wearing a stocking hat.

Date:  

Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...

Drawing

Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.

Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1939-04-05 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Passenger Pigeon.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...

Drawing

A Summer Memory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a fisherman standing on one leg and holding with an outstretched arm a fish on a string in one hand, and a bottle of alcohol in his left hand. H...

Date: 1948 

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...

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: 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...

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...

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