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Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Drawing

Automobile Race

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...

Date: 1875-10 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Dalles of the St. Louis River in Minnesota.

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

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Description: Drawings of a Lilly by Increase Lapham.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1957-07 

Description: Blueprints for highway signs for Devil's Lake State Park.

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

Drawing

Millet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Setaris Italica or foxtail millet and Panicum miliaceum or proso millet. There are also inset drawings of a spik...

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Description: People engaged in various activities along the bank of the Mississippi River. There are both men and women and a horse next to the river edge. Trees are cu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of beavers building a dam.

Drawing

The Spring Inn

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of the Spring Inn, located at 3706 Nakoma Road.

Date: 1973-05-11 

Description: Imaginative drawing of a man sitting at a card table playing cards with a salmon and a muskelunge (musky). The muskelunge appears to be passing an ace of d...

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

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Description: "Battery G, 1st Ohio Pickets near Farmington". A picket (a detachment of one or more troops) shown in a woodland setting. There is a log building with a ca...

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:  date unknown

Description: Abstract drawing of a structure that appears to be among trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...

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