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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: 1948 

Description: Pencil drawing of men building a corderoy road in the 1860's. Used for historical display for the Wisconsin State Highway Department.

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,...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

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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Description: Multiple sketches — a man and a woman leaning on a table; close-ups of the woman; trees along a river.

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Zizania aquatica. The plant's common name is Northern Wild Rice.

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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...

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Description: Lithograph view towards river of the American Fur Companies buildings and fenced enclosures, surrounded by hills and trees.

Date: 1884 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a farmer using a horse-drawn gra...

Drawing

Pea Pod

Date: 1876 

Description: Drawing of a pea pod.

Drawing

Landscape

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Description: A vague image of a landscape with trees.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1919 

Description: Illustration advertising the Salzer Seed Company's Happy Home collection of 16 plants.

Date: 1936 

Description: Sticker for the Republican presidential and vice-presidential candidates: Alf Landon and Frank Knox. The sunflower, the Kansas state flower, is part of it...

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Description: Blueprint of the formal garden for Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate at El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The blueprint shows different v...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The sidewheel packet, Red Wing, in the Mississippi River near Queen's Bluff below Trempealeau, Wisconsin.

Date: 1939-12-14 

Description: Page 1 of detailed blueprints for the suspension footbridge in Copper Falls State Park.

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