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Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...
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: 1875 ca.
Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...
Description: Two drawings of The National Republican Convention Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, at the Grand Pacific Hotel. The Blaine Headquarters.
Description: Sketch of a tower, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Monona Terrace Civic Center. The drawing is of a ten-story tower that would include office space a...
Date: date unknown
Description: When the Teenie Weenies take a vacation, they get into all kinds of trouble. In this illustration, the Teenie Weenies are stranded far from home after thei...
Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.
Description: Pencil drawing of Pendarvis House. Stone building with six over six windows on two levels, and three entrances. A stone wall runs along the sidewalk in fro...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Woodcut illustration of a man viewing artwork on a wall. He is somewhat stooped over and is holding a hat and cane in his hands.
Description: Drawing of students at work in the chemistry lab, at the Pharmacy College, Columbia University.
Description: Jail and Courthouse Rocks in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oreg...
Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.
Description: Plat map of Mammoth Cave. A note on the map reads: "Mrs. Campbell conjectures that this is a saltpeter cave in Green River, Kentucky. The mummy found in it...
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...
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...
Description: Site plan pencil sketch of the Neuroseum Hospital, to be located in Madison, Wisconsin, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
Description: Portrait of Major General C.C. Washburn in uniform.
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