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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Side view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding area.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Photograph

Stake Driving Crew

Date: 1898-05-31 ca.

Description: The stake driving crew for the Sells Bros. & Forepaugh Circus. A group of men drive several stakes into the ground.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...

Drawing

University Hall

Date: 1885-08-30 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the rear entrance to the Benjamin Walker castle (ca. 1862-1893) and its surrounding backyard, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Guard Tent and Guard" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Silver Spring

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: An elegant carriage and group of people stand in front of a picket fence with a brick house with shutters and hipped roof behind. More people stand in the...

Photograph

Forest and Rabbit

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton sits in a wicker rocking chair holding a rabbit. There is a plant on a small stand on the left.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: The corner of West Main and South Carroll Streets with businesses and horse-drawn wagons. Building at the corner is the Fox Block built in 1856, renamed Y...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Map or Atlas

Madison

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, local streets, numbered blocks and lots, university grounds, the capitol square, and parts of Third and Fourth Lakes (La...

Photograph

Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

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