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Date: 1887 ca.

Description: City water works system map. Pencil annotation on the top right reads: "Period represented is after 1887 and before Aug. 1891". The middle of the map has a...

Date: 1883 

Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol after the unfinished South Wing collapsed on November 8, 1883. Defective workmanship and shoddy construction materials ca...

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 ca.

Description: Caption on reverse side of stereoview reads, "Governmental buildings, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Hospital over Lake Mendota-looking from Capitol P...

Map or Atlas

Dane County Courthouse

Date: 1889 

Description: Dane County Courthouse, begun in the fall of 1883 and finished in the spring of 1886. The cost, including equipment, was a little over $180,000.

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: 1889-08-27 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.

Date: 1886 

Description: Women and children, who are members of the Monona Lake Assembly, relax beneath the trees at the Monona Lake Assembly grounds. There are tents and small bui...

Photograph

Grounded Steamboat

Date: 1884 

Description: View towards shoreline of a steamboat grounded near a wooden dock. An upside-down canoe or rowboat is propped on the dock. The far shoreline is in the back...

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: 1880 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows proposed railroad tracks between Carroll Street and Wisconsin Avenue along Lake Monona.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Illinois Central railway station.

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across Lake Monona. There...

Photograph

Pierce Home

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior look at the so-called Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, at the corner of Pinckney and Gilman Streets. At the time this photogr...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The gate to the Wisconsin State Capitol grounds.

Photograph

Old Post Office

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereoview of the old Post Office that was located at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

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