Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." The colorful drawing features several Teenie Weenies. Turk, the Sailor and others pull a pie...


Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in combat, one on horseback.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a vacation party on a cliff stairway overlooking a seashore. Several men and women in formal dress walk down the stairway. Heavily retouched image.

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of a design for a ring, labeled 3. The ring features a large green cabochon surrounded by a ring of white stones and...

Date: 1910-07-13 

Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Nettie Fowler McCormick, widow of Cyrus Hall McCormick. The plan presents alterations and additions to the ori...

Date: 1905 

Description: A pencil drawing of two views of Butte des Morts. View #3 is from the east at the time of excavation. View #4 is from the south at the time of excavation....


Automobile Race

Date: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing depicting the first automobile race held in Wisconsin. The two vehicles each carry two men on a rural road. A handful of spectators, includ...


DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pencil sketch of the plan and elevation drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, of the foyer fireplace for the First Unitarian Society Meeting House.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...

Date: 1953-09 

Description: Black hooded button-up midi-length jacket shown with samples of black silk and black and white striped fabric designed by Edith Head for Audrey Hepburn in...

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a light blue ball gown with white, gold, and blue detailing, and an elaborate gold head piece. Two boys in matching blue costumes and tu...

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Costume design for "#8 Queenie rehearsal", from the 1961 film "Pocketful of Miracles," starring Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, and Hope Lange.

Date: 1939-01-16 

Description: Political cartoon depicting Bruce Barton buried beneath campaign bills.

Date: 1938-08-15 

Description: Agricultural implements with corn growing in the background.

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

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