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Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...
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: An ambrotype of Wonewoc, Wisconsin.
Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: An ambrotype of Wonewoc.
Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).
Description: The second page of a letter written to William Robert Taylor when he lived in Cottage Grove.
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Description: View of five soldiers in a dinghy, aside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the fortif...
Description: Letter from Increase Lapham to his wife, Ann Maria Alcott, in Milwaukee. Lapham was at Aztalan and wrote to Anna regarding the geology of the region. He in...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Portrait of Lucius Fairchild as a young man.
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...
Description: Advertisment for the "Wisconsin Argus" newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin by S.D. Carpenter and H.A. Tenney.
Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.
Description: "....The third view was twelve miles farther up the river [from De Pere], at Rapid Croche, on the border of the present Brown and Outagamie counties. It is...
Description: This map is pen-and-ink and shows farm lots, other lots of land sectioned by acres, bluffs, and a coulee. Also included are notations in pencil and blue in...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.
Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References", or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...
Description: This mid-19th century map of Dane County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and post offices, lakes and strea...
Description: Fox River, with Doty Island to the right. From the painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas Stevenson, one of a series commissioned by Morgan L. Marti...
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