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Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Interior view of Washington and Lee University chapel showing tomb of Robert E. Lee. Portraits hang on the wall around an arch leading to the tomb.
Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....
Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.
Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Family of eight seated in a semi-circle in a yard with a stucco upright and wing house in the background.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.
Date: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).
Description: An outdoor portrait of two men with a tandem bicycle. The men stand in a yard near a front walk leading up to a porch. In back of the men is the side of a...
Description: Group portrait of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway employees taken outside the railroad's Milwaukee shop. Most of the men appear to be blue collar wor...
Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the image...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...
Date: 1863 after
Description: A view of the gymnasium at Northwestern College. A staircase leads up the terraced hill to the brick building.
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