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Photograph

Men with Plow

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison.

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Carte-de-visite Centennial portrait "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, by J.M. Fowler, sold by J.O. Barrett in Philadelphia, Pennsylvan...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha House from across the lake. There is a man in a row boat on the water.

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Photograph

Observatory Hill

Date: 1898 

Description: View of Observatory Hill, Observatory Hall, the Agriculture Campus and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

Date: 1880 after

Description: The ornate interior of the Lucius Fairchild house at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877). Built by Lucius' father Jairus Fairchild i...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Picnic Point from University Drive.

Date: 1899-03-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...

Photograph

Poultry Dinner

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Henry Schildhauer home, located on West Washington Avenue. A table is set for a poultry dinner.

Photograph

William Zeiman

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of William Zeiman, which is a detail of a composite photograph of members of the Wisconsin Assembly of 1877.

Photograph

The C.A. Coon House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An exterior view of a home on S. Henry Street owned by C.A. Coon, an employee in the Department of "R.R. Conservation." The Victorian home has several deco...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Photograph

Bascom Hill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elavated view across Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, with tree-lined paths. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is on top of the hi...

Date: 1887 

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, and projected lines.

Date: 1839-06-27 

Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.

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