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Date: 1897 

Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Thomas Turvill sitting in a chair. He is resting his head on his right hand.


The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...


Open Casket

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Open casket of a young bearded and moustached man outdoors. There is a canvas covering used as a backdrop.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: City water works system map. Pencil annotation on the top right reads: "Period represented is after 1887 and before Aug. 1891". The middle of the map has a...

Date: 1844 

Description: Part of a series of local maps, showing a number of burial mounds in the shape of animals near Madison, Wisconsin along military road. The maps also show d...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the primitive Albion Prairie Methodist church looking down the aisle between the pews towards the pulpit and a small organ. A prominent stove pipe...


Matt. Anderson

Date: 1878 

Description: Portrait of Matthew Anderson, #26 in a composite of Wisconsin Senate and State Officers.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1856 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Large picnic group, mainly children, at lakeshore, possibly McBride's Point in Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison.


Newell Dodge House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view looking southeast of the Newell H. and Helen Dodge residence at 1121 West Johnson Street, on the corner of North Charter Street. The house may have...

Date: 1873 

Description: An advertisement for John N. Jones, Dealer in Hardware, which appeared in the 1873 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1890 ca.

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


Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A view from Pleasure Park. The Wisconsin State Capitol is seen across the lake and is framed by two trees in the foreground.

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".


Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...

Date: 1856 

Description: Prospectus for the Madison Female Seminary, then operated by Joseph C. Pickard.

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