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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: 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...

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The roof has a central bell tower and a smaller, secondary tower to the right.

Photograph

Holt's Mill

Date: 1856 after

Description: A view of the sawmill and various outbuildings located on the Oconto River. Steam is emitted from a large pipe over over the main building and from two sm...

Date: 1854 before

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1853 

Description: Wisconsin counties by color and shows railroads, common roads, canals, the state capital, county towns, townships, villages, and post offices,

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, Hölzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Book or Pamphlet

Farwell's Madison Mills

Date: 1851 

Description: Engraving of the five-story tall mill erected at the outlet of the Yahara Creek by Leonard J. Farwell. This engraving appears in Statistics of Dane County,...

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...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the back of Ingraham Hall at Ripon College. The primary material used is brick, although the foundation and basement are stone. The back entran...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Drawing

Farm and Trees

Date: 1852 

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

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of the city of Madison, Dane County, published by George Harrison, surveyed and drawn by P. McCabe, and engraved by J.H. Colton & Co., New York. In add...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, roads, railroads, some landowners’ names, and selected buildings. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and Glid...

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...

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