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Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Description: Landscape view of Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory from a nearby hill showing the Fort, the Mississippi river, the countryside, farm buildings and tipis....
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of Superior.
Date: 1838 ca.
Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.
Description: View on North Water Street, showing the building in which the Bank of Sparta was founded.
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
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: 1880 ca.
Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of a header with the text "The Light Binder." The drawing was used for an 1883 advertising catalog.
Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: U.S Courthouse and U.S. Post Office from a map in the manuscripts division. Copyright Angell and Hastreiter.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
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