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Date:  date unknown

Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Blueprint of the stone seat, outside elevation of Gate "Y", rear of fountain at end of basin, and elevation of Gate "Z" for Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.

Date: 1861 

Description: A drawing of Mayville.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Date: 1869-08-21 

Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.

Drawing

Farm at Night

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a farmer in an outbuilding at night.

Date: 1849-07-25 

Description: Fort Bridger in Wyoming, with wagon parts and teepees, where Wilkins camped for a night; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Califo...

Date: 1849-07-07 

Description: The Red Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as t...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Drawing

Ships

Date:  

Description: Preliminary sketches of ships.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A book illustration featuring a young girl sitting on a flying book which flies over a picturesque landscape. The text reads, "Carol Witthuhn her book." Th...

Date: 1898-06-09 

Description: Cover art for Leslie's Weekly depicting Uncle Sam peering through a magnifying glass at the Philippine Islands on a globe. The caption is "Guess I'l...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Artist's rendering of the research and development tower and administration building of the S.C. Johnson and Son Wax Co.

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: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Franklin.

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

Date: 1963 

Description: A pencil drawing of of a costume for Patricia Neal as Alma Brown in the film "Hud". The woman in the drawing is wearing a dress, apron, and low shoes, and...

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