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Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.
Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?
Description: Drawings of a Lilly by Increase Lapham.
Description: Landscape featuring a rural city center with a prominent courthouse surrounded by fields and woods. Rolling erosion-softened mountains rise in the backgro...
Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.
Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of a man outdoors on the side of a hill, holding an axe and standing next to a fallen tree.
Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....
Description: "Battery G, 1st Ohio Pickets near Farmington". A picket (a detachment of one or more troops) shown in a woodland setting. There is a log building with a ca...
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing of beavers building a dam.
Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...
Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the R. J. Buellesbach residence.
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: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...
Description: Drawing of a section of a completed part of Fort Cairo facing the confluen [sic] of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...
Description: View of the Mormon house.
Description: Pencil drawing of Pendarvis House. Stone building with six over six windows on two levels, and three entrances. A stone wall runs along the sidewalk in fro...
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