Date: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Date: 1991 

Description: An original cartoon given to Ralph Widmer by the famous cartoonist, Walt Wetterberg, whose cartoon, "Ada The Aryshire," appears regularly in the "Farm Jour...


Description: Illustration of a man driving a horse-drawn wagon out of burning woodland.

Date: 1935-06-12 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an Eskimo in a yellow coat and hat eating an ice cream cone. In the backgrou...

Date: 1932-02 before

Description: Engraving by Charles Silver to mark the passage of Wisconsin's Unemployment Compensation Law, the first in the nation.


Vet Cong


Description: A black ink drawing of Vietnam veterans standing together. The man in front is holding a sign that reads, "Vietnam, Forgive Us. Vietnam Veterans Against Th...

Date: 1842 

Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...

Date: 1863-04-04 

Description: Illustration depicting a large group of people gathered in the yard of a house. Three woman stand on the porch steps, and men, women and children are gathe...


Description: Hand-drawn poster for the Wisconsin State Employees Union (WSEU), Local 171 and Local 2412, announcing "People vs State on Strike". Illustration depicts a...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...


Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...


Description: Portrait of Dr. Francis Huebschmann.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the field level concourse at Miller Park Stadium.


Description: Several partial sketches of a man on a mule, a separate mule and various lines.


People's Faces


Description: A small, preliminary sketch of a gathering of people.

Date: 1960 

Description: A costume design for a black, cross-back dress as seen in the film "The Rat Race" (Paramount 1960).

Date: 1899-12-27 

Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Caricature of a man and Ingrid Bergman on a ski slope. Bergman is dressed as Joan of Arc. The caption on the right near her reads: "If I wear my legs to m...

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