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Description: View of the J.M. Bailey Jr. Marble Works storefront. From the "Combination Atlas-Map of Walworth Co.", Chicago
Description: View of the residence of Hon. Isaac Lain.
Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...
Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.
Description: View of the Stockbridge Indian Mission.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...
Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...
Description: South Pass in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wilki...
Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.
Description: Illustration of the late Cardinal Paul Cullen, Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin.
Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Cyrus Hall McCormick and his family. The drawing was produced by the architectural firm of Cudell and Blumenth...
Description: Sketchbook page with inscription across top in brown ink: "To Mr. Stager from his section in remembrance of the pleasant hours spent together. Aug. 18th 1...
Date: 1888-12-15 before
Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...
Description: Green River Valley in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...
Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
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