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Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date: 1869-01 

Description: Engraving after a drawing by Winslow Homer showing a crowned Baby New Year riding a velocipede through a hoop held by a woman, as the Grim Reaper, on the r...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A drawing by State Architect, Arthur Peabody, depicting the proposed State Street facade of the University Club building.

Date: 1885 

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: 1944 ca.

Description: Artist's rendering of the research and development tower and administration building of the S.C. Johnson and Son Wax Co.

Date: 1932-02 before

Description: Engraving by Charles Silver to mark the passage of Wisconsin's Unemployment Compensation Law, the first in the nation.

Date: 1881-05-30 

Description: Engraving of a sketch by Joseph Pennell showing a parade of League of American Wheelmen bicyclists along Commonwealth Avenue between Dartmouth Street and W...

Drawing

Gaddis Sketches

Date: 1906-11-08 

Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date:  

Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Artist rendition of the exterior view of the research and development tower of the Johnson Wax building.

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date: 1885-08-22 

Description: Pencil drawing of residence on Murray's Alley.

Drawing

Stage Coach

Date: 1948 

Description: Drawing of a Madison to Prairie du Chien stage coach in 1848. The coach is driven by two men and drawn by four horses as it passes a farm field separated f...

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the parade grounds surrounded by possibly the barracks. An American flag on a pole dominates the image.

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