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Date: 1852 

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...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

Drawing

Gunboat "Essex"

Date:  

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

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a stone building in Cross Plains, which used to house a tavern downstairs and the town's school upstairs. Features a porch entrance, and...

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Drawing

Millet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Setaris Italica or foxtail millet and Panicum miliaceum or proso millet. There are also inset drawings of a spik...

Drawing

De Pere House

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a house at 421 Cass Street. The main entrance is on a long porch with columns, under a balcony. There is a side entrance on the left.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission of future development of section toward University Hall with University Avenue, Women Gymnasi...

Date: 1939-02-14 

Description: Deatiled blueprint (pg 2) for the suspension footbridge in Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1911 

Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Drawing

Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.

Date: 1943-12 

Description: Hand-drawn holiday card of a woman soldier in front of McCloskey General Hospital. She is in uniform and is saluting. There are cacti (cactus) in the foreg...

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Drawing

Fort Armstrong

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, looking from opposite shoreline. There is a barge and other boats on the Mississippi River in front of the f...

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

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