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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: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

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...

Drawing

Octagon House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Drawing of the Octagon House with a horse and carriage in the foreground.

Date: 1849-06-13 ca.

Description: Wagon train crossing the South Platte River in Nebraska; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

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Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future constructional development of the thoroughfare system on the University of Wisconsin campus by the Architectural C...

Date: 1885-09-01 

Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...

Drawing

Street View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of street. People walking and riding on horse and buggies. One building reads "E. SMTH'S BLOCK".

Drawing

Ferry "New Era"

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Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

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: 1873 

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

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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: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

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Description: Log raft and paddle steamer on the mouth of the Black River. On the banks of the river, there are buildings of a town visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.

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