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Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Wilkins' wagon procession crossing a creek in Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Date: 1830-02-15 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a railroad tunnel and railroad tracks.

Date: 1849-06-24 

Description: Original wash drawing of Fort Laramie, Wyoming (actually Fort John; see note below). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

Date: 1842 

Description: Drawing of Front and State Streets showing the first houses in La Crosse.

Date: 1896 

Description: View of W.E. Duncan's coal docks.

Date: 1850 

Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

Date:  

Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

Drawing

Mound Map

Date: 1921-11-11 

Description: A hand-drawn map of Little Bluff mounds.

Date: 1864-07-16 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper depicting Admiral Porter's fleet passing through Colonel Bailey's dam during the War on Red R...

Date: 1849-07-22 

Description: The Ferry at Green River in Wyoming; a single wagon is crossing the river. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Ov...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of a Presbyterian church with a horse-drawn vehicle and multiple pedestrians in the foreground.

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Date: 1957 

Description: Architects' rendering of a proposed transportation museum project. The text on the bottom of the print reads, "Proposed Museum of Transportation; Green Bay...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

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