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Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Date: 1851-12-01 

Description: Plat map of Wisconsin township 12, North, 9E.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Drawing

Barometer

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a barometer designed by John Muir in his boyhood.

Drawing

Comanche Combat

Date: 1890-09 

Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

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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 steambo...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Racine College.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Congregational Church.

Date: 1871-10-14 

Description: Pilgrims kneeling and praying at the holy well near Galway, Ireland.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Martin H. Meyer's birthplace. Reproduced from a lead pencil sketch made in 1870.

Date: 1898-07-01 

Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Scanlan farmhouse in Irish Ridge. The text on the sketch reads "Scanlan Farm Home, Built A.D. 1866; Burned Down, 1904; Showing Floral Vines...

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Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Date: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Date: 1849-07-16 

Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...

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