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Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Map created between 1852 and 1867 shows numbered lots, labelled roads, the "Centre Line of LaCrosse & Milwaukee R.R." railroad, and a station house. Roads...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lots and streets and includes pencil manuscript notations on the front and certification statements on the reverse. The top left margin rea...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, a mill, the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad, the train depot, and the Kickapoo River. Included in the low...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows plat of city, local streets, block numbers, topography, several buildings, and includes an explan...

Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...

Date: 1858 

Description: A pencil sketch of the Jacob Miller home.

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is hand colored and mounted on cloth and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, landownership, streets, railroads, selected buildings, fair g...

Date: 1855 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows property owners, a cemetery, farms, hotels, roads, a dike and on the back are additional notes. Notes...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin River.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1857 

Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...

Date: 1857 

Description: This detailed 1857 map was drawn nearly a decade after Wisconsin entered statehood. It depicts the entire state, northern Illinois and part of the upper pe...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: This map shows plat of three towns, sections, local streets, the Grand Chute Island, and part of the Fox River. The map includes 1 inset map: "Diagram of C...

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

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