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Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Copy of the original perspective drawing by Antonio Raymond of American System-Built House Model B11. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable...

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a man with a walking stick and a woman w...


Description: Lithograph view towards river of the American Fur Companies buildings and fenced enclosures, surrounded by hills and trees.

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Menu page and back cover for a "Dinner tendered Geo. P. Merrill by Chas. H. Wheeler," with a handwritten menu with wines and spirits in red, and colored pe...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1852-10 

Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a man on a tractor harrowing a field on a hillside. A road and field run along the left side and a small field and trees appear on the...

Date: 1953 

Description: Colored pencil on brownline drawing of the entrance to the R.J. Buellesbach residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1875-10 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the Dalles of the St. Louis River in Minnesota.


Hospital Sketch


Description: "Hospital and (indecipherable) during the last days battle at Fort Donelson on the Tennessee." Building with people and several trees.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of beavers building a dam.

Date: 1842 

Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

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...


Description: A sketch of a steamboat coming down the Tennessee River. Both shorelines are visible and there is another boat in the far distance.

Date: 1878 

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

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