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Date: 1858 

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...

Date: 1910-07-13 

Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Nettie Fowler McCormick, widow of Cyrus Hall McCormick. The plan presents alterations and additions to the ori...

Date: 1952-02-20 

Description: A design for an emerald and diamond ring, hand drawn and painted on tissue mounted on a card. The design, labeled 4-B, is identified as Michelson and dated...

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...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white drawing of a beekeeper sitting on a hive box leaning against a tree, his chin resting on his hand. He is holding a book titled "The Hive an...

Date: 1873 

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

Date: 1914 

Description: A cartoon depicting the rescue of oppressed people by the United States, entitled "What The United States Has Fought For".

Date: 1952 

Description: Ink drawing of a cabin in the woods. Cabin has one door and one window visible, as well as a stone chimney.

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Blueprint of the stone seat, outside elevation of Gate "Y", rear of fountain at end of basin, and elevation of Gate "Z" for Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock...

Date: 1849-06-30 

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).

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Description: Several partial sketches of a man on a mule, a separate mule and various lines.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Drawing

Lutheran Church

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: 1876 ca.

Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...

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Description: The Bell System Telstar Satellite first orbit showing apogee and perigee.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a ruffled, blue ball gown. In addition, there are a pair of men dressed in striped pants with peacock plumed turbans. This sketch was cr...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a necklace with a large faceted blue stone hanging from a chain with circular and rectangular links.

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