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Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Osborn stand in a Victorian-era home for their wedding portrait. Shades are pulled over a bay window in the background and white fabric d...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Andreas Dahl's photographic gallery. The gallery is attached to his house.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Wedding at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church.

Date: 1857-07-17 

Description: A stock certificate of the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company, one share #85, issued to Darwin Clark for the sum of $50.00. This was signed by the rail...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view of a decorated bay window in a Victorian-era home. The window area was used as a photography back-drop so the shades are drawn and fabric is...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...

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: 1897 ca.

Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Andrew Dahl's wagon is on the side of a two-story log house in Blue Mounds. On one side of the wagon cover is "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." On the ba...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.

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.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The main street of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.

Date: 1892-09-18 

Description: Four men sit on the balcony of Rocky Roost, the vacation home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Located west of Governor's Island in Lake Mendota. The men ar...

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Building built in 1887.

Photograph

Woman in a Window

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from outdoors of a woman, Mrs. Zimmerman, standing indoors at an open window tending to plants that grow in a window box.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...

Date: 1894 

Description: The front cover of a booklet about Hillside Home School during 1894-1895, the school's seventh year.

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