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Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.
Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer — Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.
Description: A hand-drawn map of Little Bluff mounds.
Description: One of two pencil sketches submitted by Leon Pescheret of Whitewater, Wisconsin, to the Wisconsin Centennial Committee to be considered for the Wisconsin C...
Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.
Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...
Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.
Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.
Description: Perspective drawing of the Sy Dolnick Residence, "Woodwind", designed by John Randal McDonald.
Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.
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).
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.
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: Drawing of a Madison to Prairie du Chien stage coach in 1848. The coach is driven by two men and drawn by four horses as it passes a farm field separated f...
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