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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

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: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. C.Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The b...

Date: 1858-11-20 

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...

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.

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: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

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: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1864 

Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...

Date: 1885-08-28 

Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Date: 1851 

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


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1868 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1850 

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

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan of Camp Randall.

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