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The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...


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...


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

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1938 

Description: Colored drawing of the front elevation for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neighbo...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

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...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1947 

Description: A combination design and planting plan for the landscaping of the grounds of the Executive Residence, 130 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.

Date: 1885-08-22 

Description: Pencil drawing of residence on Murray's Alley.

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for the Wisconsin Senate as it appeared in the 1874 Legislative Manual, commonly called the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1938 

Description: Black and white drawing of two elevations for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neig...

Date: 1946 

Description: Ink drawing of the Governor's Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The stone building features a porch and wrap around balcony.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: An illustration of the William F. Vilas house, 12 East Gilman Street, later occupied by the American Association of University Women.

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

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...

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