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Date: 1851 

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...

Date:  

Description: Two drawings of The National Republican Convention Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, at the Grand Pacific Hotel. The Blaine Headquarters.

Date: 1954-12 

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...

Drawing

Down the River

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...

Date: 1849 

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.

Drawing

Pendarvis House

Date: 1946 

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.

Date:  

Description: Drawing of students at work in the chemistry lab, at the Pharmacy College, Columbia University.

Date: 1849-06-20 

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...

Date: 1867-09-21 

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.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Drawing

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: 1844 

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...

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

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

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Description: Portrait of Major General C.C. Washburn in uniform.

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