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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: 1865 ca.

Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch for a light fixture drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright. The fixture may have utilized wooden dowels in its construction.

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: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

Date: 1862-03-13 

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

Date: 1850 

Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.

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Description: The coat of arms for the Barden family featuring a lion at the top of the design. A banner in the design reads "Palma Virtuti."

Date: 1849-08-02 

Description: Bear River Valley in Utah; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

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Description: "Steamers at Memphis at time of capturing New National, Kentucky." Preliminary sketches.

Date: 1849-06-30 ca.

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Drawing

Stone House

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.

Drawing

Three Figures

Date: 1941 before

Description: Woodcut illustration of three standing figures, possibly a missionary, a fur trader, and an American Indian, depicting Wisconsin history.

Date: 1954-04-05 

Description: Editorial cartoon of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy showing the surprised Senator learning of the "Joe Must Go" recall petition effort.

Date: 1875-10 ca.

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

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Mason, looking at the Morris E. Fox & Co. building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A diagram of sun angles for the Chicago latitude shows angles on the 21st days of December, March, September and June.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A book illustration featuring a young girl sitting on a flying book which flies over a picturesque landscape. The text reads, "Carol Witthuhn her book." Th...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

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