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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: 1908 

Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...


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: 1886 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Features the dome with the "Wisconsin" statue replaced by a seated beekeeper wearing protective clothing,...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Date: 1908 

Description: Design of the Architectural Commission of 1908 for future constructional development, elevation of men's dormitory group on the University of Wisconsin cam...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission for future development including the Shore Drive, North Slope Drive, South Slope Drive, Linde...


Plow Inn


Description: A drawing of the Plow (Plough) Inn.

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: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission of future development of section toward University Hall with University Avenue, Women Gymnasi...

Date: 1952 

Description: Ink drawing of a cabin in the woods. Cabin has one door and one window visible, as well as a stone chimney.

Date: 1946 

Description: Front view of the Ackerman farmhouse, built about 1841, located at University Avenue and East Mill Street.


Description: Lithograph view towards river of the American Fur Companies buildings and fenced enclosures, surrounded by hills and trees.

Date: 1862-03-13 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...

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