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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Plan and elevation of the post hospital at Camp Randall.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...
Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large building set on hill with row of trees on left, and single tree on right. Central building has four stories below high dom...
Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.
Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
Description: Sketchbook page with inscription across top in brown ink: "To Mr. Stager from his section in remembrance of the pleasant hours spent together. Aug. 18th 1...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...
Description: Seating chart for the Wisconsin Senate as it appeared in the 1874 Legislative Manual, commonly called the Wisconsin Blue Book.
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