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Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a yellow, ball gown with black detailing and trim with a hand fan and mask. There is an additional sketch of a man to the right. This s...


Ann Lapham


Description: Drawn portrait of Ann Lapham, wife of Increase A. Lapham.

Date: 1963 

Description: Western ensemble of jeans, shirt, boots, and cowboy hat designed by Edith Head for Paul Newman in the film "Hud" (Paramount, 1963).

Date: 1849-06-21 

Description: Chimney Rock in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail). Wi...


Description: Design for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a dairy and agriculture theme.

Date: 1862 

Description: Sketch of Boone's Knob and the Kentucky River, where Company A of the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry camped, November-December, 1862. The sketch was drawn by Priv...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A sketch of the Scanlan farmhouse in Irish Ridge. The text on the sketch reads "Scanlan Farm Home, Built A.D. 1866; Burned Down, 1904; Showing Floral Vines...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian Tribes of the United States, ed. Francis S. Drake, 1884. From the earlier editio...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...


Description: A magazine (storage, usually for ammunition) at Farmington near Grand Junction (Tennessee). Soldiers are working around a storage area dug into the raised...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...


Description: A preliminary sketch of a landscape with partially drawn cannons in the foreground and tents in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Wesley Foundation of Wisconsin. E.W Blakeman, University Pastor and Childs and Smith Architects of Chicago, Illinois.


View of Detroit

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: View of Detroit with several boats and ships in (probably) the Detroit River.


Grignon House

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A diagram of a table saw, designed and drawn by John Muir.


Description: An image from a sketchbook (the cover) with a campsite for soldiers. There are tents among the trees and a brick building off to the side.

Date: 1828 

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.


Carex Varia

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Carex Varia. It is a genus of plants in the family Cyperaceae, commonly known as sedges. Other members of the Cyperaceae fami...

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