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Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Date: 1885-05-30 

Description: The sailboat "Solid Comfort" in full sail, near the shoreline. There are four men standing on top of the cabin. Deckhands are at both ends of the boat. The...

Date: 1886 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a quarter-length, formal studio portrait of George Safford Parker. He was born on November 1st, 1863 in Shullsburg, Wisconsin and died o...

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: View of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus from the southwest.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding yard.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane and grounds. In 1935 it became the Mendota State Hospital. It was built in 1860 by architect Stephen Vaughn S...

Date: 1889 

Description: Original Chicago & North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street, with a few men gathered out front. Torn down in...

Date: 1883-11 

Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.

Photograph

620 North Frances

Date: 1888 

Description: This late picturesque-style residence was built in 1883 for William and Webster Pond, the former local high school vice-principal. It was occupied from 18...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View over Lake Monona with the Dane County Courthouse on the right.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block East Gorham Street, and the surrounding estate.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Lucius Fairchild House, showing the sitting room and a partial view of the dining room. The house was constructed in 1850 at 302 S...

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View across Park Street towards the northwest of the new Science Hall, shortly after its completion on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Part of...

Photograph

Chadbourne Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View from across road of four-story dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. People are sitting and walking on the lawn. For a re...

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