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Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Date: 1939 

Description: The proposed Mendota Lake Front Development Plan, William Kaeser, architect.

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...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen and ink drawing of a small, naked boy holding an ice cream cone while wearing Cecil Sandals with the caption: "Beat the Heat in Cecil's Sandals."

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"


Old Post Office


Description: A drawing of the old Post Office on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a Gisholt machine. Sign on machine reads: "Dyn-Aut-Ronic."

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Unexecuted design by Frank Lloyd Wright of Nakoma Country Club, for which the architect received a fee of $5,000.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

Date: 1889 

Description: Illustration of the Wisconsin State Capitol with an American flag displayed on the dome.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Symbol submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration by The National Progressives of America. Description is insignia says: "The represent...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission of future development of section toward University Hall with University Avenue, Women Gymnasi...

Date: 1881-08-18 

Description: Sketchbook page with inscription across top in brown ink: "To Mr. Stager from his section in remembrance of the pleasant hours spent together. Aug. 18th 1...

Date: 1938 

Description: Architectural drawing of the Sunset Village neighborhood on the West side of the city of Madison. The poster description reads: A proposed master plan for...

Date: 1911 

Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at MerlynÂ’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

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