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Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.
Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...
Description: Elevated view from North Hall of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.
Description: A man posing in the doorway of Julius Schadauer's tobacco shop at 101 State Street.
Description: Cyanotype view of the exterior of back entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Elevated exterior view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Washburn Observatory.
Description: Partial view of a boathouse at the foot of North Carroll Street, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wiscon...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: "View of the Capitol, with all the Flags" one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic View...
Description: Elevated view of parade celebrating President Grover Cleveland's visit, coming up King Street to the Wisconsin State Capitol from the East Madison Depot. T...
Description: A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in...
Date: 1894-05 ca.
Description: The Botkin house at the corner of Fairchild Street and Washington Avenue.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: The wooden fence surrounding the Capitol Park. On the right is the railing at which horses were hitched, and some newly-planted trees. This view looks nor...
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: 1874 before
Description: Southeast Gate of Capitol Park.
Description: View looking south across Bascom Hill. Constructed between 1850-1855, South Hall was originally used as a dormitory for both faculty and students.
Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.
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