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Date: 1856 ca.

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

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of a Baptist church, two small trees, and a man standing in front of the church, wearing a top hat. Baptist Church, 4th Avenue and Niagara Street, bui...


Lake Terraces

Date: 1850 

Description: View of Lake Superior shoreline with terraces leading to the beach. A canoe can be seen on the beach.

Date: 1858 

Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. C.Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The b...

Date: 1858-11-20 

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...

Date: 1889 

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

Date: 1852 

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...


Going To Mass

Date: 1870-07-09 

Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1815 ca.

Description: Engraved view of the first state buildings in Columbus, Ohio, including the United States Courthouse, Public Offices and the Old State House. A number of p...

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Strang House, also called "Mormon house", where "King" Strang lived and died, and where he published the Voree Herald.

Date: 1880 

Description: Republican Campaign Ticket issued in Dane County, Wisconsin. Heading the slate are James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. Near the bottom of the ticket...

Date: 1849-05 

Description: Fort Leavenworth with trees, buildings and American flag. The fort was established by Colonel Henry Leavenworth to protect the Santa Fe trail against the I...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "Battle ground in foreground where occurred the skirmish near Farmington near Corinth." Farmington church near Corinth, Mississippi. Preliminary sketch sho...

Date: 1849 

Description: Fort Childs or New Fort Kearny in Nebraska Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the...

Date: 1898-06-09 

Description: Cover art for Leslie's Weekly depicting Uncle Sam peering through a magnifying glass at the Philippine Islands on a globe. The caption is "Guess I'l...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Unsuccessful elevations and floor plans submitted by Peabody & Stearns, of Boston, and Charles S. Frost, of Chicago, as part of the design competition for...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

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