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Date: 1861 

Description: Color lithograph of the fort in the midst of the bombardment, published by Bingham & Dodd, Hartford, Connecticut.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

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Description: Reproduction of a drawing for chairs designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright for the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Floating Gardens Resort. The drawing may be an early concept for the resort of a detail for the re...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Plat map of Mammoth Cave. A note on the map reads: "Mrs. Campbell conjectures that this is a saltpeter cave in Green River, Kentucky. The mummy found in it...

Date: 1858 

Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...

Drawing

House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

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Description: Design for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a logging and industry theme. There is a large lumberjack (Paul Bunyon?) with an axe coming over...

Date: 1936-04-25 

Description: The cartoon by Gib Crockett shows the Altmeyer and Astin figures wearing bandages and crutches, as though they have been beaten up. From a radio nearby the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Gisholt Santa, with different kinds of machine parts attached to his body.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of Santa Claus holding a whip in his hand riding a large machine (Gisholt machinery?) flying through the air with a team of eight reindeer. At the...

Date: 1953-09 

Description: Black hooded button-up midi-length jacket shown with samples of black silk and black and white striped fabric designed by Edith Head for Audrey Hepburn in...

Drawing

Iowa Falls

Date: 1866 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of the town of Iowa Falls. There is a fence in the foreground and buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man wearing dark clothing and a cap is in mid-air, jumping off a bridge. He is holding something in his arms. Above him is the curved wall of the bridge,...

Date: 1935-07-02 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features a polar bear licking a large ice cream cone. There are floating blocks of ic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

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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