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Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
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: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.
Description: Contemporary drawing of the interior of a prison barracks. Quarters of I.D. Cruttenden, Captain and Assistant Quarter Master of the "W.I.V." (Likely signif...
Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Four boats shown. One is a repair boat and the other two the gunboats "Cincinnatti" [sic] and "Lexington". There is a steamboat marked "Marie Denin" on the...
Description: City Hall in the background of a bustling street, with pedestrians, horses, carriages, and wagons.
Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: The view of Whitefish Bay
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Drawing of Albion College.
Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...
Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...
Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Topographical map of Stanley McCormick's Riven Rock estate in El Montecito, Santa Barbara County, California. The map is identified as a map of a survey co...
Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.
Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.
Description: View of the Berlin high school with children playing and people walking in the foreground.
Description: The State Fair grounds.
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