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John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view of three women and a young girl standing at the edge of a small cliff on the shores of Lake Mendota. Various shrubs and small trees grow on t...

Photograph

John Catlin

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Catlin. He was born in Orwell, Vermont in 1803, and settled at Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in May of 1836. Catlin moved...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1898 

Description: Louis and Henry Harder and Mr. and Mrs. Schildhauer pose by a tree with their bicycles parked nearby. They were probably resting during a bicycle ride on M...

Date: 1898 

Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership operated by general agent J.G. Coleman. Built in 1898, with a frontage on Blount Street of 40 feet and 116...

Photograph

Captain Chapman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Captain Chapman.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A young girl poses on a rustic wooden bridge in the woods.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Two women, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, sit on a large tree limb near Mendota Drive.

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus including Music Hall and the bottom of Bascom Hill. Langdon Street is in the foreground; a streetcar i...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of the Delta Tau Delta Chapter house, 621 North Lake Street, at the southeast corner of the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court....

Date: 1880 after

Description: The ornate interior of the Lucius Fairchild house at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877). Built by Lucius' father Jairus Fairchild i...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Photograph

Winter Street Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Winter scene of two men standing on snowy street with the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Photograph

Forest and Dog

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap w...

Date: 1897 

Description: A view of Madison from a lake shoreline. Unknown location.

Photograph

John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

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