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David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1866 

Description: Composite of photographs of members of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Photograph

Lakeside House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.

Photograph

Capitol Fence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Winter scene with the snow-covered pathway and trees around the Capitol Park. A wooden fence ran along the inside of the path and a hitching rail for hors...

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and St....

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Date: 1865-07-12 

Description: A letter written by Wisconsin Governor James T. Lewis to E.G. Ayer of Harvard, Illinois, thanking him for his special care of and attention to sick and wou...

Photograph

Rublee House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Rublee house, the residence of Horace Rublee, formerly owned by J.A Ellis, on the east corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Gilman Street.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...

Photograph

Briggs Residence

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Briggs residence, also known as the Kendall house.

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...

Date: 1868-12-22 before

Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862. Also visible in the downtown are...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Home of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown, 116 East Gorham Street. The house was built in 1863.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view over dwellings and yards towards Bascom Hall, with North and South Halls on the left and right of Bascom Hill, and Music Hall with its clock...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: John S. Fuller took this image of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), from Governor Farwell's Octagon House, probably early in 1862....

Date: 1865-05-23 

Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: View of the intersection of Main and Carroll Streets in Madison, showing the home of Nathaniel Dean (where the Inn on the Park Hotel is now located), and S...

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