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Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portrait of Wisconsin Governor Harrison Ludington.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse on shoreline of Lake Mendota. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse, and the Science Ha...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View across lawn of the residence of Lucius Fairchild, in Madison. A woman is standing outdoors near the entrance. A fence surrounds the yard of the house,...
Description: View down railroad tracks at Angle Worm Station alongside Lake Monona. The station's unusual name originated from a speech given by Captain Frank Barnes ev...
Description: Partial view of a boathouse designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built for the city of Madison. The University of Wisconsin-Madison campus is seen in the dis...
Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group...
Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Simeon Mills.
Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View across open area with trees of the lower campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Science Hall is on the left, and four dwellings are along Lang...
Description: An engraving of the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first built in Madison) that appeared on the notes of the State Bank of Madison, the first bank org...
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry, wearing his full uniform.
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol showing the ruins of the South Wing addition after it collapsed during construction.
Description: Portrait of Elizabeth Barnard Brown.
Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...
Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, as viewed from the back. People are sitting and walki...
Description: Members of the Brown family and friends taken in the Fred and Annie Brown house, 121 East Gilman Street.
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