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Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Drawing

Racine College

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Racine College.

Date: 1863-10-03 

Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.

Date: 1885-08-22 

Description: Pencil drawing of residence on Murray's Alley.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The old Indian agent's house.

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a drawing of an Indian aiming his bow and arrow, with one foot standing on an earlier kill.

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Drawing

Unio mondonta

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of a Union mondonta (or Unio soleniformis) shell. There are also two views of another shell drawn below and a drawi...

Date: 1849-05-17 ca.

Description: The Mill in Nodaway, Missouri; Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail...

Drawing

DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of Z. Short who settled in 1842.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Date: 1858 

Description: Panoramic sketch of State Street between North and South Halls on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrate Newsp...

Date: 1855 

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

Date: 1879 

Description: Lithograph of voyageurs making a portage from an article on "The Honorable Hudson Bay Company" from Harpers Monthly in 1879.

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