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Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Date: 1849 

Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Winnebago.

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: 1870 before

Description: Sketch of the Fox River, a train, the mill, a warehouse, and a steamboat.

Date: 1849-07-24 

Description: The Clay Bluffs in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Drawing

Baptism Bay

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Drawing of the entrance to Baptism Bay on Lake Superior.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Date: 1862-08-10 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, Missouri. Other notes and locations include: "Lyon was killed instantly while heading his tr...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.

Date: 1850 

Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1873 

Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...

Drawing

Moulding Mill

Date: 1861 

Description: Moulding Mill on First Street of Whitewater, Wisconsin, the building on the left is the bank.

Drawing

Comanche Combat

Date: 1890-09 

Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

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