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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The peninsula juts into Lake Mendota. The far shoreline can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: South Pinckney Street between East Washington Avenue (left) and King Street (right). Visible on the right is the Marquette neighborhood. The large structur...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date: 1898-11-24 

Description: Elevated view from the top of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall) of Picnic Point on Lake Mendota from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...

Photograph

National Hotel

Date: 1852 

Description: View of people riding in a horse-drawn sleigh in front of the National Hotel in a snowstorm. The National Hotel was owned by Major E.B. Dean. It was origin...

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1874 before

Description: View towards Lake Monona (David Atwood House in foreground, Monona Avenue and Doty Street).

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View over water of Science Hall and the Chemical Laboratory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as seen from a boat in Lake Mendota. Part of a b...

Photograph

Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

Photograph

Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1870 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly, including a name key. The portraits are numbered left to right, starting at the upper left. Additional info...

Photograph

Beriah Brown

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Beriah Brown. He was born in Canandaigua, New York, on February 21, 1815. Brown came to the territory of Wisconsin in Jul...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Water Cure and Electro-Hydrogienic Institute, formerly the Lakeside Water-Cure.

Date: 1872 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...

Date: 1856 

Description: Handwritten letter of Lucius Fairchild from the Madison Watercure detailing his experiences there.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View, ca. 1873-1879, of Madison looking down Wisconsin Avenue toward the third Wisconsin Capitol, a view that suggests something of the ongoing importance...

Photograph

Da-Ko-Ra

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait in front of a backdrop of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) chief. In this portrait he is past the age of seventy. He is...

Photograph

Young Old Abe

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Old Abe, the Wisconsin war eagle on a perch. The adolescent bird still has partially brown head feathers. The card appears to have a s...

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