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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...

Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1817 

Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).

Date: 1863 ca.

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

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.

Date: 1862 

Description: An image from a sketchbook of "The Gunboats at No. 10 — Eve of Arrival before the [Island]". The drawing appears to be from the deck of a ship showing seve...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute) near Madison.

Drawing

Hook's Defeat

Date: 1876-03-26 

Description: Hand-drawn map showing the place of Hook's defeat in York County in South Carolina.

Date: 1862-06-06 

Description: "Colonel Ellet's Rams approaching the city of Memphis, Tennessee, to demand its surrender." Sketch of a cityscape in the background, the river with numero...

Date: 1880 

Description: Lithograph of the Milwaukee Cement Company's Works at 154 West Water Street in Milwaukee.

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Charles Wales, who settled in 1845.

Date: 1867-09-21 

Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.

Date: 1873 

Description: D.L. Fairchild residence from the street, with a stagecoach and pedestrian in the foreground.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of men holding grain cradles in a wheat fie...

Date: 1876 

Description: View looking southeast over river from Elmore and Kelly's Elevator.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1849-08-01 

Description: Bear 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). Wilki...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...

Drawing

Whitefish Bay

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The view of Whitefish Bay

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

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...

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