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Photograph

John Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Messersmith. He was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in 1790. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and r...

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty Residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first Executive Mansion in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial Go...

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Photograph

John F. Potter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1898 after

Description: Exterior view of front of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A person with a tripod is on the hill in front of the hal...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Frederick Jackson Turner in office in Historical Society quarters in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...

Photograph

L.F. Kellogg House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the L.F. Kellogg houes at the intersection of State and Dayton Streets. Visible on the porch are Julia Kellogg and "Grandma" Adams.

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor in an Indian headdress and jewelry for performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears and presented...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: In the distance, women stand in front of the Norwegian Lutheran Seminary. On the right is an octagonal outbuilding, possibly a carriage house. The seminary...

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: The interior of the Ole Bull Residence at 130 East Gilman Street, featuring good views of Victorian furniture, carpeting, lamps (including a crystal chande...

Photograph

Fairchild Residence

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Lucius Fairchild Residence.

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agriculture, looking southeast. Fences and fields are in the foreground. There are two windmills near buildings...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol up State Street to Bascom Hall. There is a fence around the capitol grounds, and pedestrians are walking on...

Date: 1877 

Description: Detail of Franz Anton Neuhauser from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The monthly horse market on East Washington Avenue between Pinckney and Webster Streets. The 125-foot-high water tower (1890-1921) and Amerika, (1889-1922)...

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view from Bascom Hill of main entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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