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Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...
Description: Topographic map of Park Lands in Glenwood Plat, Land for Glenwood Children's Park. Design by Jens Jensen. Oringinal drawing 35 x 34 inches.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A drawing by State Architect, Arthur Peabody, depicting the proposed State Street facade of the University Club building.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...
Description: A drawing of the old Post Office on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.
Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Sketch of two huge round revolving book stacks with an elevator. This was apparently a "library of the future" idea and was probably never actually built.
Description: Poem and drawing of the Walker Castle, entitled "The Deserted Castle."
done by Isabella Dengel, b.1879-d.1901
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.
Description: Sheet #27 of the plans submitted by architects Ferry & Clas for the State Historical Society building showing a section of all four stories of the building...
Description: Design of the Architectural Commission of 1908 for future constructional development, elevation of men's dormitory group on the University of Wisconsin cam...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Rendering of the Memorial Library building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The drawing of the building depicts a group of people near the en...
Description: A drawing of the Plow (Plough) Inn.
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...
Description: Pencil drawing of the Spring Inn, located at 3706 Nakoma Road.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
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