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Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...

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Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

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...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the south end of Lake Monona, looking north to the isthmus, with the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol in the center, and St. Raphael's Cathe...

Date: 1856 ca.

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

Drawing

Gothic Cottage

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...

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Inmate Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: ARchitectural rendering of building at the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. Arthur Peabody was the state architect.

Drawing

Plow Inn

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

Date: 1859 

Description: A drawing of the private Haskell University that was operating during the 1850's. The drawing was done by a student, Mrs. L. Campbell who spelled the name...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the third floor of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.

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Description: Pencil sketch of the James Duane Doty residence, the first Executive Mansion in Madison.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

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Old Post Office

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Description: A drawing of the old Post Office on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

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Description: Pen and ink drawing of a small, naked boy holding an ice cream cone while wearing Cecil Sandals with the caption: "Beat the Heat in Cecil's Sandals."

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at MerlynÂ’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

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Description: Elevated view of a Gisholt machine. Sign on machine reads: "Dyn-Aut-Ronic."

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...

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