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Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...
Description: Full page, engraved advertisement for Andrae Cycles. Depicts men and women bicycling on a path in a bucolic setting, in addition to text promoting bicycles...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Date: date unknown
Description: Front of folded invitation. Elevated view of a fisherman walking in the forest towards a creek carrying a fishing rod, a fishing net and a creel.
Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...
Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...
Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in battle. Two horses, one with a rider dressed entirely in black.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
Description: Agricultural implements with corn growing in the background.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A drawing by State Architect, Arthur Peabody, depicting the proposed State Street facade of the University Club building.
Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard, of a design for a brooch in the form of a round spider web with a fly trapped on it. The bo...
Description: Black ink line and wash drawing in a circular format of the Christ Child, and Mary and Joseph. There is a star at the upper left. Text at top is handwritte...
Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A copy of an older illustration of the Sauganash Tavern, located on Lake Street in Chicago near Market. It was "built in 1831 by Mark Beaubien, who claimed...
Description: Interior perspectives of the Robert Johns residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. McDonald gave the project two names, "Spindrift"...
Description: An informal sketch of a young woman.
Description: Charcoal drawing of a golden eagle perched on a barrel. Likely the wild golden eagle Andy Johnson, the mascot of the Forty-Ninth Wisconsin Civil War Infan...
Description: Pencil sketch for trusses drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright for the First Unitarian Society Meeting House. The sketch was drawn on the back of a photograph of th...
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