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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Architectural sketches and floor plans for the Herbert A. Jacobs residence, known as Jacobs I, at 441 Toepfer Avenue. This was the first of 25 Usonian hou...

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Description: Pencil drawing showing the plan and elevations of the Japanese print vault in the studio at Taliesin, the summer home of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Tali...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man wearing a long coat, boots and a hat and smoking a cigarette is sitting in a rocking chair indoors. He is holding a small fishing rod over a fish bow...

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 Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

Date: 1911 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary sketch, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Floating Gardens Resort. The drawing may be an early concept for the resort of a detail for the re...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of St. Paul's Cathedral.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War. U.S. Army Regulation Tents."
Upper left, "18. ft diam, Gilbert Anderson Hub...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...

Date: 1838 ca.

Description: Pencil sketch of a building owned by the Rodolf family along a commercial street.

Drawing

Gothic Cottage

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a Gothic cottage. Front gable features icicle patterned barge-boards, around a tall window on the second story with shutters and arched d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Preliminary sketch of a floor plan, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the V.C. Morris Residence in San Francisco, California. The residence was never constr...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Drawing

Grignon House

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man stands on top of a full hay wagon parked in front of the closed door of a red barn. Above the man a grappling hook full of hay can be seen through th...

Date: 1964-05-01 

Description: Architect's rendering of a sports and recreation exhibit area at the Wisconsin pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair. A man at right is shown fishing...

Drawing

Barman — Dan

Date: 1932 

Description: Dan bartending at Bill's Bar.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sketch of a memorial plaque, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, intended for the lobby of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. The sketch includes notes writt...

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