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Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.
Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.
Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
Date: 1872-02-22 before
Description: Menu of the banquet for the second reunion of the First Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. On the cover are ornamented initials and the type is imp...
Date: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Front and back covers of the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club held at the Park Hotel, with a map on the back cover of the southern tip of Africa, with...
Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grove Towns...
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Description: Advertisement for Madison Hospital, 413-415 South Baldwin Street.
Also known as the Gill & Boyd Hospital, opened in 1889 and existed for just a few years.
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