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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural firm of Cudell and Blumenth...

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Architect's drawing of the front elevation. Labels of certain parts are written in the image, as well as dimensions. Building has five levels.

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Description: Drawing of Nauvoe, Illinois, depicting a small town on a hillside overlooking the Mississippi River. Print is part of a series collected in Lewis' "Das Ill...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

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Description: Drawing of Paul Bunyan running with two oxen pulling a log that is being sawed by two other lumberjacks.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

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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...

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Description: "Comisary [sic] Steamer — Pittsburgh Landing." Steamboat on river near Shiloh, Tennessee.

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...

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

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Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...

Date: 1849-07-07 

Description: The Red Buttes, Wyoming and Sweetwater River; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as t...

Date: 1964-05 

Description: Black and white cartoon depicting two men in an apiary. One man is standing over a beehive with ridiculous electrical equipment strapped to his chest and h...

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch containing two versions of a pants suit with a large bow tie and a long sleeve jacket with detailing on the bottom; one version is green, th...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A diagram of sun angles for the Chicago latitude shows angles on the 21st days of December, March, September and June.

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