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Date: ????-01-21 

Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?

Drawing

Telstar Orbit

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Description: Depiction of orbit of Telstar satellite when within range of Andover and English ground stations.

Drawing

Pattashgas Bird

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Description: Monochrome brush drawing with watercolor wash. Prof. A.W. Schorger of Madison identified this bird in 1945 as "almost certainly a long-billed Dowitcher (Li...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...

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Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...

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: 1947-07 

Description: One of two pencil sketches submitted by Leon Pescheret of Whitewater, Wisconsin, to the Wisconsin Centennial Committee to be considered for the Wisconsin C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of three Potawatomi Indians cooking.

Date: 1935-04-11 

Description: Drawing submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Button design with a drawing of a flower and the statement: "Certified W.S.S.A."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on translucent plastic, of a design for a ring with seven gemstones. Cards such as this were used as sales samples by the artist for...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a human face on the bottom of a sandal. On its body the caption reads: "Don't buy booze. Don't buy shoes. Buy Cecil's sandals."

Drawing

Barman — Bob

Date: 1932 

Description: Bob bartending at the Press Grill.

Drawing

Bicyclists

Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a bear wearing pants, and a coat and hat, riding on the back of a fish. The caption reads" "Gisholt Polar Bear Perch Club."

Date: 1830-02-15 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.

Drawing

Levee Park

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A drawing of Levee Park in La Crosse.

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Description: "Plaza at Springfield — Missouri — Civil War". Image shows men standing in the Plaza and one man on horseback. Buildings include the Courthouse and a hospi...

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