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Photograph

James H. Earnest

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James H. Earnest. He was born in Simpson County, Kentucky, on January 11, 1818. On September 3, 1836, Earnest came to Shu...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Colonel Thomas Stephens. He was born in Devonshire, England, in May of 1815. Stephens emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836, and...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows plat of city, local streets, block numbers, topography, several buildings, and includes an explan...

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Robert Aiken

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Robert Aiken. He was born in Alleghany County, Pennsylvania, on December 25, 1816. Aiken came to Grant County, Wisconsin in...

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George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

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Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

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Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: A quarter-length oval sepia-toned portrait of Walter B. Gage.

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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...

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William N. Seymour

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William N. Seymour. He was born in Broome County, New York on April 22, 1808. Seymour came to Madison, Wisconsin, in May...

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Captain Chapman

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Captain Chapman.

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James Duane Doty

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Salted paper photoprint of James Duane Doty, territorial governor of Wisconsin 1841-44.

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John T. Kingston

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John T. Kingston. He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois, on January 31, 1819. Kingston settled in Racine on December...

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Yahara River Mill

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A grist mill on the Yahara River at the outlet of Lake Mendota. The mill, called Farwell's Madison Mills was built in 1850 by Governor Farwell. The origina...

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Senate Chamber for the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first in Madison), showing the seating arrangement.

Photograph

Actress as Indian

Date: 1857 

Description: Actress standing with crossed arms dressed in Indian headdress and wrap for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," written by Mary Elizabeth...

Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dr. Bushnell B. Cary.

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William P. Ruggles

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William P. Ruggles. He was born in Barre, Massachusetts, in February of 1807. Ruggles came to Wisconsin on July 3, 1836,...

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Absalom Townsend

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Absalom Townsend.

Date: 1857 

Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...

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