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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Date: 1849-07-10 ca.

Description: Sweetwater River and the Red Buttes in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as...

Date: 1828 ca.

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

Date: 1849-07-10 

Description: Independence Rock (the perceived midway point on the Oregon Trail),Wyoming, with two wagons unhitched at the base of the rock; sketched by Wilkins on his 1...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.

Drawing

View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Drawing

Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

Date: 1844 

Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.

Date: 1849-07-24 

Description: The Clay Bluffs in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Drawing

Henry Dodge

Date: 1834 

Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Drawing

Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1834 

Description: \Peck-a-ton-oka (Pecatonica River) with Rodolf farm in the background.

Date: 1873 

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

Date: 1849 

Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.

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