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Description: Preliminary sketches of ships.
Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...
Date: 1849-06-30 ca.
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).
Date: date unknown
Description: Drawing of North Water Street. Supplementary text reads: "THE STREET OF BEGINNINGS.
An Indian trail, leading from the tamarack swamps to LeClair' little...
Description: Drawing of a flatboat, possibly a part of the fur trade, navigating the Mississippi River. The flatboat is carrying barrels of unidentified goods, and ther...
Description: Original Sid caption for his imaginative drawing: "Fish history begins with hooks made of wood, bone, bronze and shells. Some of these prehistoric lures ar...
Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...
Description: Drawing of two railroad cars being loaded with coal.
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...
Description: Newspaper reproduction of an etching of the Milwaukee River.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...
Description: An architectural rendering of a proposed lakefront development plan.
Description: A pen drawing, in the style of a birds-eye map, of Frank and Delia King's estate Folly Farm in Kissimee, Florida.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.
Description: Engraved view of boats being towed by horses through the Erie Canal at Lockport Erie Canal at Lockport. The horses can be seen on a high towpath at right....
Description: Artist's rendering of the home plate elevation at Miller Park Stadium. Depicts exterior of stadium at night.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing of the proposed YWCA building with automobiles and pedestrians in front. Sign in from reads "Build for the Womanhood of Milwaukee".
Description: An image from a sketchbook showing a hospital boat (possibly steamboat).
Description: A sketch of a steamboat coming down the Tennessee River. Both shorelines are visible and there is another boat in the far distance.
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