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Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Washington Street and the Fox River and buildings nearby.
Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A view of the William McFarland house and the train depot published as part of the series "Wisconsin Sceneries, photographed and published by A.L. Dahl, De...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Chippewa Falls.
Date: 1888 after
Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...
Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Courthouse, which was erected in 1850 and demolished in 1883, with the County jail to the right.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cyanotype view of side of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View of the East Koshkonong Church, a stone church built in 1858 and rebuilt in 1893. One grave marking and a stone fence are in the foreground.
Description: Ole Bull Residence Billiard Hall behind his house, 130 E. Gilman Street. Frame building with railing on side and latticework on bottom, with shutters and c...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Large brick two-story school house with small tower and three chimneys. A group of students are in front of the building and two boys are in a tree.
Date: 1860 before
Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...
Description: Horse pulling a wagon in front of the telephone building. There are many telephone poles and wires along the street.
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...
Description: A group of men pose in the yard of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel with paddles and carpentry tools. The hotel is a frame bracket style structure that has lat...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.
Date: 1898-05-24 before
Description: Front and back covers, printed in color, of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with a tinted three-quarter view...
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