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Date: 1849-07-12 ca.
Description: Wilkins' first sighting of the Rocky Mountains; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...
Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...
Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.
Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.
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...
Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Date: 1849-06-13 ca.
Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...
Description: Pastoral scene depicting a small bay on the Island of St. Ignace in Lake Superior with canoes on the rocky beach, two men conversing on a blanket in the fo...
Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...
Description: Exterior view of the W.P. Storms residence with a horse-drawn wagon in front of it.
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing of Sid, with a cigar in his mouth, riding a high wheel or boneshaker bicycle. Sid is riding the bicycle in a less efficient way as the seat he is s...
Description: A pen drawing, in the style of a birds-eye map, of Frank and Delia King's estate Folly Farm in Kissimee, Florida.
Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.
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...
Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.
Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
Description: Architect's rendering of a sports and recreation exhibit area at the Wisconsin pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair. A man at right is shown fishing...
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