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Description: Engraved image of a Pope's Army Tandem bicycle outfitted with skis, two sleep rolls, a rifle, and two hand guns.
Description: Membership certificate of the Athenaen Society of the University of Wisconsin presented to Charles Fairchild in 1857. The society was a student literary an...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Hugh McFarland. He was born in Plumbridge County, Tyrone, Ireland, on June 22, 1815. McFarland emigrated to Wisconsin in...
Description: A large cave in the rock palisade along the river. An advertisement for St. Jacobs Oil is painted above the entrance to the cave.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Family in front of picket fence, with L-shaped frame house with porch and high stone foundation.
Description: Graph showing the profile of a semi-diurnal spring tidal curve deduced from 5452 half hourly ordinates obtained from the records of self registering tide g...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.
Date: 1849-05-17 ca.
Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the raft's crew.
Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: This 1872 map shows the proposed route of a canal between Sturgeon Bay, on the Green Bay side of the Door Peninsula, and Lake Michigan. Depths in both Stur...
Description: A hand-colored, geological map of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers’ water path from the Mississippi River to the Great Lakes. The map also shows those railroa...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: A page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper detailing the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, in 1860. One sketch is of Edward...
Description: Pen-and-ink and color on paper. Also shows probable routes of the French explorers Constant le Marchand de Lignery in 1728 and Louis de la Porte de Louvign...
Description: This map shows city wards, streets, block and lot numbers, cemeteries, buildings, landownership, forests, railroads, a race course, quarries, and orchards....
Description: The trail, showing wagon train, that Wilkins was taking to get to the South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Ca...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.
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