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Date: 1878 

Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.

Date: 1849-07-25 

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: 1897 ca.

Description: Topographical map of Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The map is identified as a map of a survey co...


Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

Date: 1844 

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

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Almon Jewell who settled in 1845.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Date: 1823 ca.

Description: First church in Green Bay.

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: U.S Courthouse and U.S. Post Office from a map in the manuscripts division. Copyright Angell and Hastreiter.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...

Date: 1898 

Description: Drawing of a burdock planted at the foundation of a building.

Date: 1862-10-03 

Description: "General Rosecranz and staff huredly [sic] erecting earthworks during the Battle at Corinth. The enemy driving in our lines." Men are on horses on a battle...

Date: 1849 

Description: Pencil sketch of a cross-section of the Dells of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1849-08-01 

Description: Bear Valley in Utah with a wagon train descending the mountains. sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Tra...

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...

Date: 1873 

Description: Exterior view of the W.P. Storms residence with a horse-drawn wagon in front of it.

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