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Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.
Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.
Description: Moulding Mill on First Street of Whitewater, Wisconsin, the building on the left is the bank.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: A farm in Missouri with one wagon visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...
Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across Lake Monona. There...
Description: Illustration of Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing of the East Elevation of the terrace at Riven Rock, Stanley McCormick's estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.
Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Drawing by architect Stephen Vaughn Shipman of the dome for the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Wisconsin selected Shipman's design for the dome because of...
Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...
Description: Pilgrims kneeling and praying at the holy well near Galway, Ireland.
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