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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A book illustration featuring a young girl sitting on a flying book which flies over a picturesque landscape. The text reads, "Carol Witthuhn her book." Th...

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Description: A man standing by machinery is cupping his ear and listening to the sound of the machine at work. A kitten is sitting inside the machine. The caption reads...

Drawing

Carex Varia

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Varia. It is a genus of plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges. Other members of the Cyperaceae fami...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1849-07-13 

Description: The trail at Rocky Ridge, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from...

Drawing

Duck River Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: Prehistoric Indian earthworks on the middle fork of the Duck River.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a blue evening gown created for Grace Kelly in "To Catch a Thief" (Paramount, 1955). Watercolor wash over a graphite sketch on paper....

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Drawing

Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a person's face and arms on a bowling pin, and wearing a bowling shirt. The caption reads: "Your Next Strike! in a Bowling Shirt from Ole's Clot...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Door County Historical Museum.

Drawing

Woodcutter

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of a man outdoors on the side of a hill, holding an axe and standing next to a fallen tree.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch for Taliesin West private garden court totem pole, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sketch includes elevations, a plan, and details and are drawn on...

Date: 1919 

Description: Illustration advertising the Salzer Seed Company's Happy Home collection of 16 plants.

Date: 1852 

Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....

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: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Top of flyer reads: "Dedicated to high salaried no dividend corporations." Below is an illustration of a pig wearing a suit and tie, holding a cigar in one...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Eriophorum Gracile. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. It is known by the common name slende...

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