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Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...
Date: date unknown
Description: Charles Lindbergh. Sketch based on a 1927 Gelagravure.
Description: A drawing from Harney's "History of Winnebago County" of E.L. Mathewson's home on Doty Island.
Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.
Description: Small group of Native Americans spearing fish through ice on a river. Mountains can be seen in the background.
Description: A pencil drawing of a man holding his hands over his ears, standing next to his bed as though he's just leapt out of it. His expression is similar to that...
Date: 1945-04 date unknown
Description: Graphite pencil and colored pencil drawing on drafting vellum of design for Glenwood Children's Park designed by Jens Jensen. Original drawing 33 x 29 inch...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.
Description: The coat of arms for the Barden family featuring a lion at the top of the design. A banner in the design reads "Palma Virtuti."
Description: Bear River Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: "Steamers at Memphis at time of capturing New National, Kentucky." Preliminary sketches.
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of three standing figures, possibly a missionary, a fur trader, and an American Indian, depicting Wisconsin history.
Description: Editorial cartoon of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy showing the surprised Senator learning of the "Joe Must Go" recall petition effort.
Description: A diagram of sun angles for the Chicago latitude shows angles on the 21st days of December, March, September and June.
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...
Description: Design in blue art deco style for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp.
Description: Drawing of a burdock planted at the foundation of a building.
Description: Proposed Union Religious Center for the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Cooperating bodies, January 1, 1917: Baptists, Congregationalists, Lutheran...
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