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Date: 1856-11-08 

Description: Political drawing for the Democratic Presidential Campaign, which included Buchanan and Breckenridge.

Date: 1859-11 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "In November 1859, I went from St. Louis on the steamer 'Planet', a stately ship which offered every conceivable comfort; we we...

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: 1855 

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

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.

Date: 1856-05-07 ca.

Description: "Passing Beachy Head, this section of the English coast, on May 7, 1856. These white cliffs on the southern shore of England extend far beyond Dover, and c...

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,...

Date: 1853 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 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

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.

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...

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.

Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the Wright, Evans, and Shaler Halls at Ripon College. The building is made out of stone and a porch with columns protects each doorway.

Date: 1856 ca.

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

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac Map 1/4

Date: 1857 

Description: A quarter section of a map of the city of Fond du Lac. This section features an illustration of Amory Hall and the Exchange Bank of Darling & Co.

Book or Pamphlet

Kitchen Garden Diagram

Date: 1858 

Description: Diagram drawing of a kitchen vegetable garden.

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: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....[One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasantes...

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...

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