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Date: 1948 

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...


Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1852 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams. Four wigwam frames are covered, one is not. A campfire burns in the uncovered wigwam. In the distance are tree covered hills and bl...


Ferry "New Era"


Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.

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: 1941 

Description: Dimensional drawing or chassis diagram of the International KR-11 truck.

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...


Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer — Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the home plate elevation at Miller Park Stadium. Depicts exterior of stadium at night.

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Rendering of the Memorial Library building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The drawing of the building depicts a group of people near the en...


Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp with an agriculture and industries theme.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date: 1956 

Description: Pencil on vellum drawing showing an interior perspective of the living room/balcony space and an exterior perspective of the residence designed and drawn b...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.


Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Date: 1938 

Description: Architectural drawing of the Sunset Village neighborhood on the West side of the city of Madison. The poster description reads: A proposed master plan for...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

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