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Drawing

Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in combat, one on horseback with a spear or coup stick.

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch containing two versions of a pants suit with a large bow tie and a long sleeve jacket with detailing on the bottom; one version is green, th...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.

Drawing

"Black Orchid"

Date: 1958 

Description: Edith Head costume sketch for Sophia Loren's character Rose Bianco in the film "Black Orchid." The costume is a denim work apron worn over a skirt and blou...

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Description: Color illustration of Abraham Lincoln riding a horse behind a wagon as children look on. There is a locomotive in the background.

Drawing

Ledger Drawing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ledger Drawing. Two men in combat, one on horseback.

Date: 1932-02 before

Description: Engraving by Charles Silver to mark the passage of Wisconsin's Unemployment Compensation Law, the first in the nation.

Drawing

Gaddis Sketches

Date: 1906-11-08 

Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...

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Description: "Building rafts, or pontoons, upon which to mount huge mortars — for use on the river. Scene at St. Louis." Men are building on a pontoon with lumber. Ther...

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

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Description: Pen and colored pencil drawing of a small cottage, possibly to be built at Taliesin. Included on the drawing is a floor plan of the cottage and a perspect...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1879 

Description: Drawing of a girl sitting on a barrel as a man dumps apples into a press to make cider. Two men manually operate the press at the left.

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a brown, lace evening gown with matching wrap created for Jessie Royce Landis in "To Catch a Thief" (Paramount 1955). Watercolor and g...

Date: 1885-08-22 

Description: Pencil drawing of residence on Murray's Alley.

Date: 1953-09-16 

Description: Two costume design sketches (front and back of costume) for black high-waist slacks, black and white striped high-neck blouse, and long black coat with a h...

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Description: Hand-lettered Civil War commemorative roster of Company D, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, known as the Stoughton Light Guard. The background is decor...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

Date: 1954 

Description: Costume sketch of a male, period costume with a red vest under a gold detailed jacket. In addition, is a matching female, period ball gown with the same e...

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