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S-Shaped Chair

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man and woman sitting in a tall, S-shaped chair, with only their legs and feet visible. On the left is a woman wearing a dress and holding a b...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Costume design for "#8 Queenie rehearsal", from the 1961 film "Pocketful of Miracles," starring Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, and Hope Lange.

Date: 1947-03-28 

Description: A rendering on tissue paper of the floor plan of a house for Mr. and Mrs. Alexis J. Panshin.

Date: 1963 

Description: Western ensemble of jeans, shirt, boots, and cowboy hat designed by Edith Head for Paul Newman in the film "Hud" (Paramount, 1963).

Date: 1955 

Description: Pencil sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, possibly a preliminary design for the Air Force Academy. The drawing is on the back of Desco Vitro Glaze Co. s...

Date: 1911 

Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.


Ledger Drawing


Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men, two horses, one ridden by one of the men.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....


Barman — Pete

Date: 1932 

Description: Pete bartending at the Roxy Grill.


Description: Drawing of students at work in the chemistry lab, at the Pharmacy College, Columbia University.

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: 1858 

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



Date: 1948 

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...

Date: 1953-09-16 

Description: Two costume design sketches (front and back of costume) for black high-waist slacks, black and white striped high-neck blouse, and long black coat with a h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Plat map of Mammoth Cave. A note on the map reads: "Mrs. Campbell conjectures that this is a saltpeter cave in Green River, Kentucky. The mummy found in it...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man sitting on a cogwheel talking, with the caption below reading: "Did you hear about the guy who tried to lubricate a machine with B.S. and...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1932 

Description: Johnny bartending at the Press Club.

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