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Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1862-04-06 

Description: A hand-drawn map of the Battle of Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. Additional Notes include "Reserve Artillery", "Hospital", "Owl Creek", and "Snake C...

Date: 1873 

Description: Poster entitled "Reformers Of 1873" with depictions of Governor William R. Taylor, Lt. Governor Charles D. Parker, Secretary Peter Doyle, Treasurer Ferdina...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of pulleys on crankshafts.

Date: 1827 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a rig designed by Mr. Orange Dibble for removing rocks and other large debris from deep canal cuts.

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...

Date: 1849-07-31 

Description: Bear River Peaks in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). W...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor of an invention by John Muir.

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham drawings of Poa pratensis, Festuca duriuscula, Lolium prenne, Alopecurus pratensis, Anthoxanthum odoratum

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The ferry at Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trai...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1857 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...

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