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Date: 1889 ca.
Description: From a map published by Angell and Hastreither, the drawing depicts the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds on Lake Monona. The hotel, located in Blooming Grov...
Description: Lithograph from a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a cove...
Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...
Description: "Your 1939 Calendar" published for International Harvester farm equipment dealers. The cover features a painting of the Swiss Alps.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
Date: date unknown
Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a girl in a yellow and purple bathing suit and cap, diving into the water. Seagulls fly behind her. The text reads "I Go...
Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.
Date: 1885-09-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...
Description: Etched print of factory with inset of Bay State Works in lower right corner. Lake with ships in background, with busy, buggy covered roads in foreground....
Description: View looking out over Minnesota Point.
Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...
Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...
Description: Linoleum cut engraved view of men building a log cabin. One man carries a log in the background near a lake or river, while another man nails a log held in...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...
Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...
Description: Reproduction of a painting depicting an Olympian Hiawatha locomotive and an Olympian Hiawatha observation car traveling in the western United States. A man...
Description: Print on card depicting a herd of Bison near Lake Jessie. Written under the title is the date: "July 10th, 1853" and "Shyenne River County."
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Blatz Waukesha Water, Bottled at the Springs, Waukesha WI, A natural spring water, s...
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