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Park Hotel

Date: 1889 

Description: Park Hotel from a map in the manuscripts division.

Date: 1856 ca.

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

Photograph

Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 ca.

Description: An amateur painting, probably representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin". The Peck Cabin, one of the many free variations on an original paintin...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from across road of Chadbourne Hall, a women's dormitory, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Territorial Capitol (first in Madison) viewed from State Street. The back wall of the east wing of the replacement capitol (second on the site) c...

Photograph

Capitol (Third)

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison), surrounded by trees. When construction on the capitol was completed in 1868, the structure measured...

Date: 1885 

Description: View down Bascom Hill of Science Hall (1876-1884) in the process of being demolished.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison with insets of the University, Rasdall House, Vilas House, and the Wisconsin State Capitol. View includes cattail marsh, smokesta...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: East (King Street) wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol and the south wall of the Territorial Capitol (at the left) taken from the roof of the buildin...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph looks into a living area with a large, wood-burning furnace and several...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of 630 Langdon Street, built in 1890 for E.T. Owne. From 1894 to 1899 it was used as the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority house. It was demolish...

Date: 1876-07-04 ca.

Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...

Photograph

Dr. McConnell Home

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family sits in the yard of a large brick house that has round-top windows with two small windows on the third floor. The porch has a latticework skirting...

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.

Date: 1873 before

Description: Elevated view of South Pinckney Street from the Wisconsin State Capitol, with East Washington Avenue to the left and Lake Monona on the distant right. The...

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