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Drawing

Stone House

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a stone house with a porch the full length of the dwelling, supported by 6 columns.

Photograph

Field of Oats

Date: 1895-07-10 

Description: Two men stand in a vast field of oats on the farm of Fred Ashbrenner in Siegler. A frame farmhouse, farm buildings, and trees are in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Burlingame Bass, center, with her daughter Everetta, and parents Leroy J. (far left) and Alvina Burlingame (far right.) The other man and woman are un...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Date: 1895-10-12 

Description: Forty-nine hogs at feeding time on the farm of William Miller. The hogs are eleven-months old and weigh approximately 260 lbs each. A wagon and horse team...

Photograph

Hotel Dining Room

Date: 1890 

Description: Hotel dining room, probably at the Galloway House.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Three men with hats are in a field with a reaper and grain cradle. Two children (their images are blurred) are sitting in front of them. A farmstead is i...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of shoreline along Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the home of Professor William Daniels, head of the Chemistry Dep...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior view of Reverend J.A. Ottesen's library, with a chair, a dictionary opened on a stand and a framed photograph on top of books on a shelf. Entitled...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Louisa Zimmer and Ada (?) Empey. The girl on the left is standing, facing halfway right, wearing a dark dress and ruched collar, her h...

Photograph

Summer Cottage

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. The two-story cottage has an outdoor porch and is surrounded by trees.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: A large family group is gathered around a table for coffee. The women hold bunches of flowers and behind them is a large bracket style house with a porch o...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Early view of the house built by Madison's first mayor, Jairus C. Fairchild, at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson S...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Steroegraph view of Lake Superior scenery and downtown area.

Photograph

Group Portrait

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men, women and children photographed on a bentwood bench outdoors. One girl holds a doll, and a woman holds an infant.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A man and woman sit on a porch behind a latticework railing. The porch has carpenter's lace and a parapet roof and covers two sides of the house.

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: American flags drape the walls of a large empty hall prepared with one thousand place settings for soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War.

Photograph

Pierce House

Date: 1895-01 

Description: View from street of the residence at 424 North Pinckney Street.

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