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Whitefish Bay

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The view of Whitefish Bay

Date: 1872 ca.

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

Date: 1865 

Description: Drawing of the planned layout for the military training facility at Camp Randall.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Date: 1838-07 

Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.

Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.

Date: 1852-10 

Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

Date: 1899 

Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.

Date: 1849-06-30 ca.

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: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1844-01-12 

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...

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Engraved view of the collision of the Atlantic and the Ogdensburg on Lake Erie.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1849-08-03 

Description: Steam Boat Springs in Idaho; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

Drawing

DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

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