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Date: 1862 

Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Fountain Spring House.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Devil's Gate 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: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...

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: 1849-08-02 

Description: Bear River Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawings of Unio plicatus and Unio radiatum (?) from the Scioto River, Cypraea tigris (Tiger cowry), and an Atlantic...

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Charles Wales, who settled in 1845.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Scanlan farmhouse in Irish Ridge. The text on the sketch reads "Scanlan Farm Home, Built A.D. 1866; Burned Down, 1904; Showing Floral Vines...

Drawing

Farwell's Mill

Date: 1853 

Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: The bottom lands and a farm in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Or...

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: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison.

Date: 1883 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of a header with the text "The Light Binder." The drawing was used for an 1883 advertising catalog.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

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