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Description: Drawing of John Muir's invention, the student desk clock, scale 3 inches per foot. The clock lighted his lamp and fire and opened the right book for him to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Cyperaceae. Memebers of this family of plants are also called sedges, however those of genus Carex may be called "true"...

Date: 1865 

Description: Drawing of the planned layout for the military training facility at Camp Randall.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A colored drawing, on tissue, of a design for a brooch featuring a large, faceted blue stone in the center, with smaller blue cabochons at the corners. Sma...

Date: 1946 

Description: Front view of the Ackerman farmhouse, built about 1841, located at University Avenue and East Mill Street.

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Drawing of the north shore of Lake Superior with cliffs and seagulls.

Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

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Inmate Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: ARchitectural rendering of building at the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. Arthur Peabody was the state architect.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a silhouette of a pig on the top, and at the bottom a portrait of Sid with a cigar in his mouth and a hat on his head. Written in the center is:...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the third floor of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900.

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a smiling man with a beard and moustache, with a halo above his head. He dressed like an angel, and has wings. He is lounging on a cloud, and ho...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of an unidentified brick building with a doorway and six over six windows on two stories. Another, smaller building behind it on the right m...

Date: 1986 

Description: Sid Boyum is quoted about this imaginative drawing: "Before fish, all men are created equal. Fish, regardless of their fate, do respect fishermen. Even the...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior view of the Schlitz Palm Garden filled with finely dressed people. The Schlitz logo appears in the upper left corner. Located on N. 3rd Street, so...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Red octopus with a black hat on its head, and all its arms marked by the name of kinds of taxes, such as "Utility Tax" and "Food Tax." On the face of the o...

Date: 1780 ca.

Description: Hand-drawn plan for the layout of the town of Clarksville, bordering Mayfield Creek and Liberty Creek. Fort Jefferson is shown between the townsite and the...

Date: 1849-07-17 

Description: Pacific Springs, Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...

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