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Date: 1878 

Description: Painters working on the cornice of one of the four octagonal towers of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Also visible is the Italianate ornamentation of the iro...

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Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

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Capitol Park

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The expanded third Wisconsin State Capitol photographed at a time of the year when the trees in the park did not obstruct the view. As a result, the curvil...

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Miletus Knight

Date: 1877 

Description: Portrait of Miletus Knight taken from a composite photograph of officers, clerks and employees of the Wisconsin Assembly.

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Capital Brewery

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Employees with a wagon loaded with barrels of beer in front of Hausmann's Capital Brewery at the corner of State and Gorham Streets. In the 1870s, Capital...

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E. Thorsen Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Fairchild Residence, 302 Monona Avenue, at the intersection of Wilson Street. It was built around 1850 by Jarius C. Fairchild, Madison'...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin students, perhaps a graduating class, photographed on the lawn in front of Main Hall (later Bascom Hall).

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Monona Avenue

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Attorney Albert G. Zimmerman took this photograph of Monona Avenue, with Lake Monona beyond, from the roof of the Madison Capitol about 1895. Across Main...

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Daniel Baxter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel Baxter. He was born in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, and came to Wisconsin in 1836.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Unidentified family sitting at a table in front of what was probably their first home after arriving in Wisconsin.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Amund Rustebakke farm. Twelve haystacks dominate the center of the image. Nearby, people stand next to a frame house, with the village of Black...

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South Hall

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison South Hall, north side.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A group, probably at Picnic Point on Lake Mendota in Madison, posed under the trees. Picnic baskets are behind them. Mrs. Bashford is the person in Mrs....

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Walter B. Gage

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Walter B. Gage. He was born on September 24, 1815, in Otsego County, New York. Gage came to Michigan in 1824, and to Wisc...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of a Victorian-style room in the H. Schildhauer residence at 13 North Webster Street. Various paintings are on display in the room, some on easels, ot...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wedding party outdoors on the lawn at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church. Horses and carriages are in the background.

Date: 1895-06 ca.

Description: The Alumni Picnic at the Fred Stickney, Sr. home on Lake Marion in Mazomanie.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Detail of view of office of the Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions located in the Wisconsin State Capitol additio...

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