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Ann Lapham


Description: Drawn portrait of Ann Lapham, wife of Increase A. Lapham.

Date: 1876-09-27 

Description: Certificate presented to the State of Wisconsin for the "Bald-Headed Eagle 'Old Abe'" from the United States Centennial Commission. Presented in Philadelp...

Date: 1947 

Description: One of two pencil sketches submitted by Leon Pescheret of Whitewater, Wisconsin, to the Wisconsin Centennial Committee to be considered for the Wisconsin C...


Description: Locomotive with coal car and one passenger car passing through rural landscape. People wave from a log cabin and a horse-drawn vehicle in the background an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Floating Gardens Resort. The drawing may be an early concept for the resort of a detail for the re...


Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 1, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow and white gold holds a multicolored cabochon, poss...

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.

Date: 1898-07-01 

Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.

Date: 1815 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...


Old Post Office


Description: A drawing of the old Post Office on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Abel Dunning Residence--Mapleside, 3335 University Avenue. Built in 1853 of buff sandstone from a nearby quarry, this historic Greek Revival farmhouse a...

Date: 1952 

Description: Interior perspectives of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the project two names, "Spindrift"...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.


Description: A hand-drawn map of the state of Missouri with a separate drawing of a map showing Forts Henry and Donelson. The Missouri map includes Jefferson City and s...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1938 

Description: Footing plan for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neighborhood.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lithograph depicting the Chequamegon Hotel from the Ashland harbor.


Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

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