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Drawing

Radisson Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Radisson cabin, the first house built by a white man in Wisconsin. It was built between 1650 and 1660 on Chequamegon Bay, in the vicinit...

Date: 1852 

Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.

Drawing

Boats

Date:  

Description: Various small rough sketches of several boats and a vague image with a tent and trees.

Date: 1849-06-30 

Description: The Red Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Date: 1936-05 

Description: Blueprint showing the details for stone shelter in Devil's Lake State Park.

Drawing

Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS. An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing depicting a horse-drawn carriage crossing a stone and log causeway built across a river.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Door County Historical Museum.

Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Perspective drawing of a courtyard at Southern Colony for the Developmentally Disabled. An index to other drawings in the collection appears at left.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: This original, modernistic color design for a Wisconsin Dairyland Building at the Wisconsin State Fair included a pitcher pouring milk. It was constructed...

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Date:  

Description: Drawn map of Blackstock's Plantation battlefield from the Thomas Sumter Papers.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Drawing

People's Faces

Date:  

Description: A small, preliminary sketch of a gathering of people.

Drawing

Whitefish Bay

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The view of Whitefish Bay

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the parade grounds surrounded by possibly the barracks. An American flag on a pole dominates the image.

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