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Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The Livesey house located at 719 E. Gorham Street.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Simeon Mills house located at 2709 Sommers Avenue.
Description: The Leitch house located at 752 E. Gorham Street.
Description: The David Atwood house, located at 204 Monona Avenue on the corner of Doty Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor painting of a cascade of water over boulders in a stream. Trees and foliage grow on both sides.
The scene may be Madison Creek, west of Roxbur...
Description: This Italianate sandstone house was built in 1856 by Julius T. White at 130 East Gilman Street. The house was later owned by J.G. Thorp, whose daughter mar...
Date: 1917 before
Description: Watercolor, painted by Max Otto, of Main Hall (later renamed Bascom Hall) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The watercolor predates the 1917 fire tha...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of trees in silhouett...
Description: House was located at 530 N. Pinckney Street (this is not the house most strongly connected with Swenson called Thorstrand that still exists). According to...
Description: The John A. Johnson house, located at 316 Wisconsin Avenue, was probably built by John Gripper who lived there in 1868. The house was purchased by Johnson...
Description: Jairus Cassius Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, built this house in 1850 at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson...
Description: Watercolor painting of Lake Monona from asylum grounds or Governor's Island. On the far shoreline is Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.
Description: Home of Newell Dodge (1845-1934) Madison alderman from 5th ward, attorney and fuel dealer, 1127 West Johnson Street.
Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.
Description: Watercolor painting of the State Historical Society headquarters building by Paul Duesler. This painting is associated with the 1967 building addition plan...
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River with trees and foliage on the banks. In the background trees line the far shore.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River, somewhere between Lake Monona and Lake Mendota.
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