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Description: Perspective drawing of the buildings at the Hayward Indian School. There is a man in a boat in the right foreground and an empty boat in the left foregroun...
Description: Black hooded button-up midi-length jacket shown with samples of black silk and black and white striped fabric designed by Edith Head for Audrey Hepburn in...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a school boy at a desk holding a chalk b...
Date: 1888-12-15 before
Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man dressed in overalls is holding a spade behind a sweating elephant, waiting for the elephant to defecate. A caption below, very faint, reads: "Let's W...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Matted architectural drawing for a proposed Methodist church for a congregation in Spring Green, Wisconsin, drawn by Marcus Weston with input from architec...
Description: Imaginative drawing of a man sitting at a card table playing cards with a salmon and a muskelunge (musky). The muskelunge appears to be passing an ace of d...
Description: Costume sketch of a gold ball gown with a long, pink cape carried by two boys in costume. This sketch was created for "To Catch a Thief".
Description: Illustration of an Indian baby on a cradleboard propped up between two Indian women.
Description: Costume sketch of three different evening gowns--red, green, and grey--for "To Catch a Thief" (Paramount, 1955).
Watercolor and gouache wash over a grap...
Description: Drawing of a man using handmade lathe. The lathe consists of a tree branch tied with a rope attached to a log suspended between two tree trunks, and a loop...
Description: In the woods, a man is cooking over a campfire, while a deer carcass is hanging from the branch of a tree.
Poem that was used in the newspaper reads: "...
Description: Pencil drawing depicting a group of men and women bicycling on a dirt road in a rural, wooded area, probably in the 1880's. One man and woman are riding a...
Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.
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: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of three standing figures, possibly a missionary, a fur trader, and an American Indian, depicting Wisconsin history.
Description: Multiple sketches — a man and a woman leaning on a table; close-ups of the woman; trees along a river.
Date: 1961 ca.
Description: Costume sketch by Edith Head for Stella Stevens' character Jess Polanski in the film "Too Late Blues." The dress is black velvet with white fox cuffs.
Description: Woodcut illustration of two men carrying a full basket.
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