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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Gallery of the Historical Society

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A two-story gallery of the Historical Society in the Wisconsin State Capitol, with captured Confederate army flags on display. This photograph was taken in the old South Wing rooms into which the Society moved in 1866. Because of its expanding collections, in 1883 the Society moved to the new South Wing addition. It is likely that decorative treatment of this room which was photographed about 1880 documents something of the appearance of the Third Capitol as originally constructed.


Image ID: 23285

Creation Date: 1880 ca.

Creator Name: Jones, Nathaniel P.

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: State Historical Society of Wisconsin : State Historical Society of Wisconsin photographs, 1880-1993, 1998, 2000, 2006-2008

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 5072

Original Dimensions: 3.25 x 3.25 inches



Civil War, 1861-1865


Indoor photography

Intellectual life


Military art and science



Political science

Wisconsin State Capitol


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