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Description: Drawing of President Nixon kneeling on the ground and with his hand trying to plug a hole in the wall in an attempt to stop water gushing out of it. Above...
Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...
Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.
Description: An image from a sketchbook (the cover) with a campsite for soldiers. There are tents among the trees and a brick building off to the side.
Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the North Platte River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...
Description: Pen and colored pencil drawing of a small cottage, possibly to be built at Taliesin. Included on the drawing is a floor plan of the cottage and a perspect...
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: A young man in the foreground is whistling at a woman walking by in the background. Includes the text: "Whistler's Mother."
A young man is raising...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Merrill Hall; North elevation. Architectural plans with scale.
Description: Portrait of Seneca Lapham.
Description: A devil with two horns is coming out of a bottle spraying liquid.
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"...
Description: Drawing of a monument to General Albert Sydney Johnston, which was erected by Association of the Army of Tennessee in the St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans...
Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...
Description: An Edith Head costume design for a red lame' open-back gown for the character Queenie (Hope Lange) in "Pocket Full of Miracles". This image includes a fabr...
Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Costume sketch of a blue evening gown created for Grace Kelly in "To Catch a Thief" (Paramount, 1955).
Watercolor wash over a graphite sketch on paper....
Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
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