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Gunboat "Essex"


Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.


Hospital Sketch


Description: "Hospital and (indecipherable) during the last days battle at Fort Donelson on the Tennessee." Building with people and several trees.

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the approach to the Wisconsin River bridge.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...

Date: 1849-06-18 ca.

Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....


Whiting House

Date: 1873 

Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a ship being loaded by Elmore & Kelly's Elevator on Fort Howard River looking north. A town and a train are in the background.

Date: 1853 

Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.

Date: 1907 

Description: Cover illustration for the Hillside Calendar depicting a girl with birds and flowers.

Date: 1879 

Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.


Dry Run Culvert


Description: Three schematic drawings of a dry run culvert.


Description: Menominee men playing the moccasin or bullet game.

Date: 1868-12 

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

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date: 1954 

Description: Green wrap-around dress, fitted at the waist, shown with grey shoes. Edith Head design for Grace Kelly in "The Country Girl" (Paramount 1954).


Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.


Description: State University (University of Wisconsin), Madison.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Architectural drawing of the north elevation of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural...

Date: 1876-08-24 

Description: Hand-drawn plan of the battleground of Huycks.

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