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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

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: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Henry Schildhauer residence on West Washington Avenue. Mr. Schildhauer was the Chief Department of Revenue Collector for the State...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 

Description: Camp Randall looking southwest. In April 1861, Governor Alexander Randall asked that the State Agricultural Society fairgrounds be converted into a militar...

Date: 1869-10 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction, showing the workmen and the equipment they used to hoist construction materials into place. After the cons...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Grace Episcopal Church from West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1897 

Description: Yahara River at the Steensland Bridge. A man stands on the bank.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated exterior view of T.G. Mandt Wagons & Carriages. Several of the men are standing near or leaning on one of the many carriages displayed ar...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The Flom Hotel or American House, 323 East Main Street, at the corner of South Hancock Street. The Vilas House, whose conveyance stands in front, was a ri...

Photograph

Breese Stevens Home

Date: 1886 

Description: The Breese Stevens home.

Photograph

Pinckney Street

Date: 1859 

Description: Madison's Pinckney Street, with the Capitol Park in the foreground and Farwell's octagon house and Lake Monona in the distance. This view has been various...

Map or Atlas

Madison, Wisconsin

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Shows ward divisions and street railways, as well as University of Wisconsin buildings, churches, and schools. Cataloged from copy with right and left edge...

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