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Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The interior of the Ole Bull Residence at 130 East Gilman Street, featuring good views of Victorian furniture, carpeting, lamps (including a crystal chande...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Photograph

Kingsley House

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Kingsley house with family in front. It has tall and narrow double-hung windows that are grouped in twos and etched. Carpenter's lace...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: One of "Three different views of the World's Fair at Philadelphia" mentioned in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." On the stereograph itself is...

Date: 1887 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities and villages, roads,...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Photograph

Portage Canal

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Steamboats docked in the Portage Canal, which was hand dug beginning in 1849 and completed in 1851. There are industrial buildings on either side of the ca...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family stands in the yard, on the porch, and on the porch roof of an impressive house with elegant scrollwork on its porch posts and roof. A bird cage h...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company branch house building.

Photograph

Observatory Hill

Date: 1898 

Description: View of Observatory Hill, Observatory Hall, the Agriculture Campus and Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus.

Date: 1874 after

Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...

Date: 1876 

Description: Sheep and cattle are within a split rail fence. Two men are behind the fence on the roof of a shade shelter for the cattle. Haystacks and a windmill are...

Photograph

Methodist Church

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Methodist church on Barstow Street, built during the 1860's.

Photograph

School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Men standing outside of the Delta Upsilon fraternity house at 673 State Street, at the intersection of State and Lake Streets. Lawrence Whittet stands to t...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Brick house with well-landscaped property and unusual board fence. A.L. Dahl's photographic wagon is in the right foreground.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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