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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: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

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...

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: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Drawing

Street View

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of street. People walking and riding on horse and buggies. One building reads "E. SMTH'S BLOCK".

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....

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...

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

Date: 1862-05 

Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...

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: 1868 

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

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Date: 1873 

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

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

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...

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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: 1885-08-22 

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

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: 1829 

Description: Drawing of Cassville depicting a horse cart on the river's edge, with men and boats.

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

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