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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Photograph

House in Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Cyanotype of an unidentified house in Madison.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall at the base of Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.

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.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: The Wisconsin State Assembly in session in the second Wisconsin State Capitol, with observers looking on from the gallery.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Water tower, looking east on East Washington Avenue from the Capitol Square.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: First and second grade children with their teacher, Miss Drinker, who was temporarily taking charge of Miss Ella Larkin's school. Taken in the front entran...

Photograph

Old Science Hall

Date: 1884 

Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall building after the fire of December 1, 1884, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The building's exterior...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding yard.

Date: 1898 

Description: Winter scene looking down snow-covered Wisconsin Avenue to the third Wisconsin State Capitol. There are two horse-drawn sleighs, each with one passenger, o...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The only known evidence of the north/south entrances to the original third Wisconsin State Capitol building. (The entrances were identical and cannot be di...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of home atop of Observatory Hill on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

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