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Description: Preliminary sketch of a distant ship on the river near an outcropping of land.
Description: Pencil drawing (graphite and ink?) of Polperro House, at the Pendarvis State Historical Site in Mineral Point. Features a side gable entrance and a log fra...
Date: date unknown
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Setaris Italica or foxtail millet and Panicum miliaceum or proso millet. There are also inset drawings of a spik...
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of a seated figure leaning against a tree, and holding a fishing pole.
Description: Woodcut illustration of a man outdoors on the side of a hill, holding an axe and standing next to a fallen tree.
Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...
Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.
Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a fly fisherman wearing hip waders standing in a stream hooking a large fish which is unseen but creating a large splash...
Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....
Description: Drawing of a man pushing a man smoking a cigar and sitting in a lounge chair with wheels on the front. The man pushing the chair is a caddy, since he is ca...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Drawings of Datura Stramonium, more commonly known by the names jimson weed, devil's trumpet, devil's weed, thorn apple, tolguacha, Jamestown weed, stinkwe...
Description: Drawing of a passenger train approaching a small town where two teams of horses on a plank road appear to be startled by the noise of the locomotive. One t...
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Description: A drawing of the Plow (Plough) Inn.
Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...
Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...
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