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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society, near the statue "Forward." This is the printer's mark of the Riverside Press. It was...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol building.

Date: 1871-10-08 

Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a Ho Chunk chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In...


Forest and Bear

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, wearing a plaid dress, lectures his Teddy Bear, which is seated in a high chair.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Robert M. Bashford house on Pinckney and Gilman Streets. A man wearing a hat stands in the landscaped yard near a small child wearing...

Date: 1878 

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...


George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Portrait of George W. Peck, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.


Public School

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: View across street towards the front of a public school, probably on E. Gorham Street.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Secretary Jennie Nelson seated at her desk in the offices of the La Follette, Harper, Roe, & Zimmerman law partnership. After Robert M. La Follette, Sr.,...

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Catfish Creek and Westport Road by Lake Mendota.


Jonathan Taylor

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Jonathan Taylor. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on September 12, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on February 22, 1837.


Ole Torgerson

Date: 1896-03-04 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ole Torgerson on his 70th birthday.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Elias Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh drawn by two horses with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and youn...


Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

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...


Description: Drawing of University Hall by D.C. Salisbury showing the view from the bottom, south side of the hill on the University of Wisconsin campus. Bascom Hall,...

Date: 1896-07-04 

Description: From left to right: Llewellyn Miller, George L. Crook and Ralph Miller all posing with bicycles and standing outside their bicycle shop at 121 King Street....

Date: 1876 

Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...

Date: 1898-07-04 ca.

Description: Three Schildhauer women, Mrs. Henry, Annie and Clara, stand in a wooded area. All three women wear elaborate hats, and Mrs. Henry holds an open umbrella.

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