Design for Ring

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a ring, done on thin brown paper mounted on cardboard. The design depicts a black stone carved with initials mounted i...


Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1862 

Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.

Date: 1833 

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


"Black Orchid"

Date: 1958 

Description: Edith Head costume sketch for Sophia Loren's character Rose Bianco in the film "Black Orchid." The costume is a denim work apron worn over a skirt and blou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary concept sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Dr. Ludd Spivey Residence in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The house was never constructed.

Date: 1940 before

Description: Lake Park Lutheran Church, with three bare trees in front. The long nave is on the left, bell tower in the center, and additional building sections are on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...


Catawba River


Description: Drawn map of the Catawba River, fishing creek, and surrounding landscape from the Sumter Papers.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1817 

Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Costume sketch by Edith Head for Stella Stevens' character Jess Polanski in the film "Too Late Blues." The dress is black velvet with white fox cuffs.

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...


Ledger Drawing


Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men, two horses, one ridden by one of the men.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "In the Weasel's Den." Two Teenie Weenies sneak into the den of a sleeping weasel to recover a stolen blanket. The den is dark and littered with bones; one...


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."


Description: Black and aged white design for the 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp featuring a schoolhouse and the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1957 

Description: Pencil on vellum drawing of the exterior of the Joseph Hafen residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1998 

Description: Lynn Sneary's artistic rendering of a ground level front view of Miller Park Stadium.

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