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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...
Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.
Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
Date: 1869-01-23 ca.
Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Drawing of Albion College.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds, located on Lake Monona in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madison. The hotel opened in 1879 and on Ju...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...
Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....
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: 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: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War." Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...
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...
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...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House at 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.
Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly tree-covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses are sitting at the base of hills on...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.
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