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Date: 1885-08 

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...

Date: 1895-09 

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...

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:  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.

Date: 1849-07-16 

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...

Date: 1885-09-01 

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...

Drawing

Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in battle. Two horses, one with a rider dressed entirely in black.

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

Date: 1938-08-15 

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.

Date: 1862-03-13 

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...

Drawing

Nativity Scene

Date:  date unknown

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...

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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...

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:  date unknown

Description: An informal sketch of a young woman.

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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...

Date:  date unknown

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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