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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...

Drawing

Milwaukee River

Date: 1874 

Description: Milwaukee River near the Milwaukee settlement. People are depicted doing work in boats along the shore. Original is a pen and ink drawing, presumably made...

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...

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1858 

Description: College at Racine.

Date: 1862-03-13 

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

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

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: 1885-08-22 

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

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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...

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: 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: 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.

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Description: "Plaza at Springfield — Missouri — Civil War". Image shows men standing in the Plaza and one man on horseback. Buildings include the Courthouse and a hospi...

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...

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: 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: 1932-02 before

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing depicting a person sowing seeds in furrowed ground with a cityscape in the background. An arm and hammer appear in the sky superimposed on a sun-li...

Date:  ca.

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

Date: 1868 

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

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