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Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...
Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...
Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, Missouri. Other notes and locations include: "Lyon was killed instantly while heading his tr...
Description: The ferry landing in Weston, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Drawing of a two-story school house. A bell tower is on the roof, a tree and a lamp post and fence are next to the road.
Date: 1895 after
Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission, built in about 1834.
Date: 1849-07-12 ca.
Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...
Date: 1870 before
Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.
Date: 1856 ca.
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...
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....
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