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Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin of pork casks and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to h...
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...
Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
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...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: This is the preliminary sketch for "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." Shows an encampment wit...
Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.
Description: The home of Levi Jackson, who settled in 1842.
Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...
Description: The shot tower at Tower Hill State Park.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...
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...
Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of a chair invention by John Muir.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.
Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.
Description: College at Racine.
Description: Sketch of Boone's Knob and the Kentucky River, where Company A of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry camped, November-December, 1862. The sketch was drawn by Priv...
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