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View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1911 

Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

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...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

Date: 1854 

Description: View up Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.


Harvey Hospital

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. C.Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The b...


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Rendering of the Memorial Library building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The drawing of the building depicts a group of people near the en...

Date: 1927 

Description: Pie charts from 1927-28 showing the present location of graduates of Central and East High Schools.

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Date: 1872 

Description: Drawing of the plan for the layout of the Capitol Park, drawn by Cleveland who was a landscape architect from Chicago.


Road at Madison

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly tree-covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses are sitting at the base of hills on...

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