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Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: The vast prairies in Missouri; an oxen-pulled wagon is visible. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trai...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington." There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin"...
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...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The Rock River.
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...
Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).
Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds, located on Lake Monona in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madison. The hotel opened in 1879 and on Ju...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: The view of Whitefish Bay
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: View of cattle, sheep, and pigs in a pasture on farm. Two houses are visible in the distance, with a horse-drawn carriage on the road. East side residence...
Description: Engraving of a sketch by Joseph Pennell showing a parade of League of American Wheelmen bicyclists along Commonwealth Avenue between Dartmouth Street and W...
Description: Plan and elevation of the post hospital at Camp Randall.
Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.
Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.
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