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Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1851 after

Description: Smith Hall at Ripon College features a three-story porch, supported by columns, shelters the entrance, and brackets add decoration to the roof. Vines grow...

Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1853-10-17 

Description: An engraving of the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first built in Madison) that appeared on the notes of the State Bank of Madison, the first bank org...

Book or Pamphlet

Kitchen Garden Diagram

Date: 1858 

Description: Diagram drawing of a kitchen vegetable garden.

Drawing

Lutheran Church

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the first Norwegian Church built in Gjerpen, organized October 4, 1850. Gjerpen was one of the earliest Norwegian settlements in Wisconsin

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Date: 1857 

Description: Membership certificate of the Athenaen Society of the University of Wisconsin presented to Charles Fairchild in 1857. The society was a student literary an...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The bottom half of the structure is made of brick and contains long stained-glass windows. Above this is a wooden...

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Print

Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Drawing

Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

Description: Rural landscape with farm buildings seen from across a field and framed by trees.

Date: 1855 

Description: Part of George Harrison's "Map of the City of Madison," showing the development of the isthmus and the small size of the second Capitol (54' x 104') in com...

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