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Date: 1863 ca.
Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
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: 1880 ca.
Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.
Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Description: Drawing of the general design for future construction development at the University of Wisconsin with the Barn, Sheep Barn, Horse Barn, House, Power House,...
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...
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: 1948 ca.
Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....
Description: Drawing of the general design for future constructional development of the thoroughfare system on the University of Wisconsin campus by the Architectural C...
Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.
Description: Pencil drawing of a dirt road through the woods with added white highlights. A horse-drawn wagon with two passengers moves down the road in the distance,...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Illinois Central railway station.
Description: Detail from a drawing of a plan for the isthmus.
Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...
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: 1927 ca.
Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.
Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.
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