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Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1858 

Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...

Date: 1849 

Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Levi Jackson, who settled in 1842.

Date: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.

Date: 1849-08-02 

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).

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1817 

Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).

Drawing

Comanche Combat

Date: 1890-09 

Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

Date: 1858 

Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: U.S Courthouse and U.S. Post Office from a map in the manuscripts division. Copyright Angell and Hastreiter.

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

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