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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Date: 1889-07-06 

Description: Illustration depicting a boy and a girl joining hands at a crossroads, with a choice of "The Freethought Road" or "The Orthodox Route".

Date: 1876-08-24 

Description: Hand-drawn plan of the battleground of Huycks.


Racine College

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Racine College.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Scanlan farmhouse in Irish Ridge. The text on the sketch reads "Scanlan Farm Home, Built A.D. 1866; Burned Down, 1904; Showing Floral Vines...

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...

Date: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.


Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...


Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Downtown East Troy with the Seymour Brooks residence.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.


Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.


House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

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