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Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two elephants and two worms are swimming underwater below an ice fisherman. The man is holding a jug in one hand and a fishing line attached to a cork floa...

Drawing

"A Happy '80"

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: A baby, probably representing the New Year, is depicted wearing a diaper and holding a baby bottle that reads "Jo Beer." The text reads: "A Happy '80. Ohio...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....

Drawing

Melancton Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pencil drawing of Melancton Smith in profile.

Date: 1963 

Description: Western ensemble of jeans, shirt, boots, and cowboy hat designed by Edith Head for Paul Newman in the film "Hud" (Paramount, 1963).

Date: 1991 

Description: An original cartoon given to Ralph Widmer by the famous cartoonist, Walt Wetterberg, whose cartoon, "Ada The Aryshire," appears regularly in the "Farm Jour...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a fisherman with a cigar in his mouth holding up his thumb to hitchhike. He is holding a fish in one hand, and a fishing rod is resting over his...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Line drawing of a hockey player in full gear, with hockey stick while ice skating towards the viewer. The jersey is marked with a "W."

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man wearing a long coat, boots and a hat and smoking a cigarette is sitting in a rocking chair indoors. He is holding a small fishing rod over a fish bow...

Date: 1956 

Description: Costume design by Edith Head for the actress Jeanmaire (Zizi Jeanmaire) for the 1956 film "Anything Goes" with Bing Crosby. The dress is off-the-shoulder....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of three Potawatomi Indians cooking.

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Description: Illustration of a man driving a horse-drawn wagon out of burning woodland.

Drawing

"Poor Pickins"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A child is pointing at an overweight man, representing Lee Sherman Dreyfus (June 20, 1926 – January 2, 2008) was an American politician and member of the R...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man standing and fishing in a lake. He has a pipe in his mouth, and is wearing a hat and waders, with a creel over his shoulder. His fishing p...

Date: 1910-07-13 

Description: First floor plan of the Chicago residence of Nettie Fowler McCormick, widow of Cyrus Hall McCormick. The plan presents alterations and additions to the ori...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a man sitting on a cogwheel talking, with the caption below reading: "Did you hear about the guy who tried to lubricate a machine with B.S. and...

Date: 1889-07-06 

Description: Illustration depicting a boy and a girl joining hands at a crossroads, with a choice of "The Freethought Road" or "The Orthodox Route".

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Description: Several French fur traders negotiating with native Indians at La Baye.

Drawing

People Sketches

Date:  

Description: Various sketches of people's faces.

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