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Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...
Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...
Description: Exterior view of the Dodge County Workhouse for Transients.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...
Description: Courthouse built in 1836, then torn down in 1871 to make way for a new structure. Tall central building with two wings coming off the sides. Path in fron...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.
Date: 1878 before
Description: A view of the Ocean House hotel with men, women, and children posing in front of it. An additional group of people stands on the third story balcony. Two...
Description: View out of entrance to the National Soldiers Home. Fountain and trees framed by arch with hanging lamp.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...
Description: Family in yard around table, with mother holding baby and doll. There is a doll carriage on the ground, and a long plank walkway leads to a brick house wit...
Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.
Description: Stereograph view of the courthouse.
Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...
Date: 1846 after
Description: A view of the college and surrounding green space at Saint Clara Academy. Saint Clara Academy moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922, and since 1970 has g...
Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.
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