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Date: 1941 

Description: Elevated view of Sturgeon Bay in 1900. Sturgeon Bay Bridge spans the bay and several boats are on the water. A lighthouse sits on a small island in the bay...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Sid with a cigar in his mouth on a $100 bill. On the left is a drawing of a cow's mouth, ears and horns around the "Federal Reserve Bank" seal....

Date: 1849-06-20 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date:  

Description: Illustration from Hennepin's "A New Discovery of a Vast Country in America". The illustration is titled "The Cruelty of The Savage Iroquois".

Drawing

Ledger Drawing

Date:  

Description: Ledger Drawing. Three men, two on horseback riding in opposite directions. Third standing, firing a gun.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sketch of two huge round revolving book stacks with an elevator. This was apparently a "library of the future" idea and was probably never actually built.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawings on ecru paper of eight different designs for brooches. Stones of various shapes and colors are shown in geometric mountings with foli...

Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

Date: 1827 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a school boy at a desk holding a chalk b...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

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...

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

Drawing

Landscape

Date:  

Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.

Date: 1886 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a horse-drawn hay rake and a hay...

Date:  

Description: Site plan pencil sketch of the Neuroseum Hospital, to be located in Madison, Wisconsin, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Date:  

Description: Blueprint of the formal garden for Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate at El Montecito, Santa Barbara, California. The blueprint was created by Shepley,...

Date: 1948 

Description: 3 cent stamp design with a Wisconsin theme in blue.

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

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