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Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of medicine man Jes´ akkid´ bending over an ill person, removing disease from his/her body.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch of a memorial plaque, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, intended for the lobby of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The sketch includes notes writt...


Carillon Tower

Date: 1902 

Description: Drawing of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Carillon Tower, designed by J.T.W. Jennings.

Date: 1849-07-25 

Description: Fort Bridger in Wyoming, with wagon parts and teepees, where Wilkins camped for a night; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Califo...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.


People's Faces


Description: Preliminary sketches of people's faces. Shows several women and one bearded man.


Bascom Hall

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: East entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on Bascom Hill in front of the ent...

Date: 1935-04-26 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The drawing includes the word "Progressive" in blue and white letters over the shap...


Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.


Charles Darwin


Description: Charles Darwin seated on a wicker chair with folded hands.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of the back of a white, Grecian-like dress.

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Drawing of The National Democratic Convention in session at Charleston, South Carolina.


Description: Pencil sketch of Chandler citrus workers camp designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.


Karl Armstrong

Date: 1973-03-20 

Description: Artist's courtroom depiction of Karlton Armstrong.

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a buckle shaped brooch featuring blue square cut stones. The two halves of the design represent options III and IV to be offered...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a pendant. A large green stone is mounted in a setting of metal which is either carved or set with smaller stones. Two...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Caricature of a man and Ingrid Bergman on a ski slope. Bergman is dressed as Joan of Arc. The caption on the right near her reads: "If I wear my legs to m...

Date: 1849-07-03 

Description: Wilkins' wagons ferrying across the Laramie River in eastern Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overlan...

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