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Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds, located on Lake Monona in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madison. The hotel opened in 1879 and on Ju...

Drawing

Baptism Bay

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Drawing of the entrance to Baptism Bay on Lake Superior.

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Drawing

Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

Date: 1850 

Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1857 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1871-10-14 

Description: Pilgrims kneeling and praying at the holy well near Galway, Ireland.

Date: 1823 ca.

Description: First church in Green Bay.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

Date: 1864-05-20 

Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1873 

Description: The Lake Geneva Seminary, founded June 10, 1869 and was chartered by an act of legislature on March 1871.

Drawing

Whitefish Bay

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The view of Whitefish Bay

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...

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