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Date: 1853 

Description: Formal quarter-length daguerreotype portrait of Governor William Barstow.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

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...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, a plat of Bayfield, local streets, part of Lake Superior, part of Madeline Island, and part of Bass Island. La Point...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of city, land ownership by name, local streets, roads, and part of Willow River and Lake St. Croix. The map is indexed by additions a...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Fastest three mast immigration boat that held 335 passengers. A relatively new boat, everything was polished and furnished in the finest (fashion?) when Ho...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

Date: 1850 

Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.

Date: 1850 

Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A Wisconsin map showing the Wisconsin Superior and St. Croix Railroad.

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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Photograph

Absalom Townsend

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Absalom Townsend.

Date: 1853 

Description: Page 586 of Reverend Frederic Baraga's "Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language".

Date: 1856 

Description: Isthmus of Madison, including Lake Mendota, or Great Lake, and Lake Menona [sic].

Date: 1852 

Description: Indians amidst wigwams.

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

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