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Date: 1863 ca.

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

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An original pencil sketch by banker and real estate developer Napoleon B. Van Slyke, possibly for his residence erected in 1859 at 510 North Carroll Street...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: An illustration of the William F. Vilas house, 12 East Gilman Street, later occupied by the American Association of University Women.

Date: 1947 

Description: A combination design and planting plan for the landscaping of the grounds of the Executive Residence, 130 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a stone building in Cross Plains, which used to house a tavern downstairs and the town's school upstairs. Features a porch entrance, and...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Architectural sketches and floor plans for the Herbert A. Jacobs residence, known as Jacobs I, at 441 Toepfer Avenue. This was the first of 25 Usonian hou...

Date: 1938 

Description: Colored drawing of the front elevation for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neighbo...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

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:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.

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: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...


Gothic Cottage

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; center image of church surrounded by six miniature drawings including one residence, one mill, one horse and carriage from rear, and three...

Date: 1938 

Description: Black and white drawing of two elevations for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neig...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.

Date:  ca.

Description: View of the University President's home at 130 North Prospect Avenue. This illustration was taken from a Christmas card prepared for Conrad A. Constance W....


The Peck Cabin

Date: 1837-06 

Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...

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