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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: Design of the Architectural Commission of 1908 for future constructional development, elevation of men's dormitory group on the University of Wisconsin cam...
Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.
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: date unknown
Description: Man wearing waders fishing in a creek. He is holding a fishing rod in one hand, and a fishing net in the other. A fish is on the end of the line and leapin...
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
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: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.
Description: Drawing of a ship's steering wheel with river and trees visible through the cabin.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a large trout swimming underwater and a cricket or grasshopper is standing on the branch of a tree above the fish playin...
Description: Drawing of a man using handmade lathe. The lathe consists of a tree branch tied with a rope attached to a log suspended between two tree trunks, and a loop...
Description: A man wearing a long coat, boots and a hat and smoking a cigarette is sitting in a rocking chair indoors. He is holding a small fishing rod over a fish bow...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: Preliminary sketch of a distant ship on the river near an outcropping of land.
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...
Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...
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