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Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary concept sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Dr. Ludd Spivey Residence in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The house was never constructed.


Charles Darwin


Description: Charles Darwin seated on a wicker chair with folded hands.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.

Date: 1899 

Description: The Elisha D. Smith Library built by Van Ryn and De Gelleke.

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Artist rendition of the exterior view of the research and development tower of the Johnson Wax building.

Date: 1829 

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


Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A design for a woman's ring with a large blue stone, hand drawn and colored on card. The front is labeled 3064. On the back is handwritten "Job 3890. mount...


Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

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: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on paper, of a design for a brooch. The brooch features a central rectangular plaque with a colored floral design on black. There are...

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: 1815 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...


Farmer Thrifty


Description: Illustration of an immaculate farmstead captioned as "Woodland home as occupied by Farmer Thrifty".


"Country Girl"

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Costume sketch for Grace Kelly's character in the film "Country Girl" done by Edith Head. The dress is green with a belt at the waist.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy photograph of a studio portrait of a drawing, set up on a stool, of a young European American man wearing a dark-colored suit coat, vest, and bow tie.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Preliminary sketch of a battlefield with trees and human outlines.


John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line drawing of a partially-dressed woman wearing a bustle and corset standing before a full-length mirror. Another, fully-dressed woman is standing on t...

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a black, masquerade suit with a purple and red cloak created for Cary Grant and John Williams in "To Catch a Thief".

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