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Date: 1849-06-18 ca.

Description: An Indian Burial in a tree; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail)....

Drawing

Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1949 

Description: Exterior elevation drawing of the Goulais house designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald. The drawing shows the proposed new chimney, north wal...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly tree-covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses are sitting at the base of hills on...

Date: ????-01-21 

Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an insect crouched in a garden among flowers and plants.

Drawing

Scirpus Pungens

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham of Scirpus Pungens. It is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family known by the common name Common Three-Square. It is a...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: A drawing depicting Mrs. Fowe's Ranch. With mountains in the distance, the ranch consists of corrals for horses and cattle, and a modest-sized house.

Date: 1849-07-31 

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...

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Gunboat "Essex"

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Description: The "Essex" (New Era) transformed into a gunboat, at anchor. Next to it is a smaller boat.

Date: 1972-05-12 

Description: Imaginative pen and ink drawing of a view from riverbank across river towards a fisherman (probably Sid Boyum) on the opposite bank readying his fishing eq...

Drawing

The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1900 

Description: Perspective drawing of the buildings at the Hayward Indian School. There is a man in a boat in the right foreground and an empty boat in the left foregroun...

Date: 1965-05-07 

Description: Drawing of a fly fisherman standing and baiting his hook for his fly rod while standing by a stream. Sid's poem for the imaginative drawing: "When the P...

Date: 1852-10 

Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...

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Description: Sketch of the camp of the 15th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry on Island No. 10 during the Civil War. Colonel Hans Christian Heg commanded the...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...

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