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Date: 1849-07-12 ca.

Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.

Date: 1849-05 

Description: Fort Leavenworth with trees, buildings and American flag. The fort was established by Colonel Henry Leavenworth to protect the Santa Fe trail against the I...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1883 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of a header with the text "The Light Binder." The drawing was used for an 1883 advertising catalog.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...

Drawing

View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Date: 1895 after

Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1861 

Description: A drawing of Mayville.

Date: 1862-08-10 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, Missouri. Other notes and locations include: "Lyon was killed instantly while heading his tr...

Date: 1895-09 

Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...

Drawing

Hook's Defeat

Date: 1876-03-26 

Description: Hand-drawn map showing the place of Hook's defeat in York County in South Carolina.

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1849-06-29 

Description: Laramie Peak in Wyoming; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

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