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Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Black and white ink drawing of an old wooden well.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Green Bay Intelligencer Newspaper Office. This was the first newspaper published in Wisconsin. The building was on Main Street. This drawing appeared in...

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: 1858 

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

Date: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

Date: 1852 

Description: Group of birch [?] trees on a knoll.

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City Hall

Date: 1859 

Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.

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: 1857 

Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Rattlesnake Bluff and the town of Arena from a distance across a plain. A row of buildings runs along the foot of the gently rolling hil...

Date: 1854 

Description: Increase Lapham's drawing of Oryzopsis asperifolia or Mountain Rice (Rough-Leaved Rice Grass).

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Date: 1855 

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

Date: 1852 

Description: Devil's Lake from shore flanked by steep tree-covered hillsides. A small solitary rowboat floats near the distant shore.

Date: 1854 

Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.

Date: 1850 

Description: Pic Island on the north shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Fox-Wisconsin portage and canal map, when the canal was not yet built. From a map in the office of the city clerk at Portage. "The old trail, the location...

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