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Date: 1849-07-03 

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).

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River in the downtown area, looking south from the west side of the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge.

Date: 1805-01-11 

Description: Four map illustrations showing the political subdivisions of the Northwest Territory from 1805 through 1834.

Date: 1862-03-13 

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

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Drawing

USS "Seneca"

Date: 1861 

Description: View of the gun boat USS "Seneca".

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.

Date: 1849-07-24 

Description: Cathedral Rock in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Drawing

Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of buildings, including the Post Office.

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...

Date: 1849-05 ca.

Description: Old Fort Kearney (Nebraska City). Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Tr...

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...

Drawing

Fort Winnebago

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: An early view of Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...

Drawing

Astor House

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Rough sketch of the Astor house made from memory.

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Drawing

Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

Date: 1880 

Description: Republican Campaign Ticket issued in Dane County, Wisconsin. Heading the slate are James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Near the bottom of the ticket...

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