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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...
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.
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...
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
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: 1857 ca.
Description: This map shows section corners, quarter section corners, foundry, steam saw mill, steam grist mill, planning mill, court house, baptist church, congregatio...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Description: Shows townships and sections, landownership, roads, railroads, rural residences, schools, churches, and topography. Relief shown by hachures. "From gover...
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
Description: Diagram drawing of a kitchen vegetable garden.
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
Description: Isthmus of Madison, including Lake Mendota, or Great Lake, and Lake Menona [sic].
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...
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...
Description: View of Carroll College.
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Holzlhuber describes this farm in his journal:
"This farm is situated in the midst of fertile soil which had already been cultivated for several miles far...
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.
Date: 1854 before
Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.
Description: A view of the chapel at Ripon College. The roof has a central bell tower and a smaller, secondary tower to the right.
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