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Plow Inn


Description: A drawing of the Plow (Plough) Inn.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.


Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a red rabbit standing in a black top hat. Its' body is created by the black bottom of a left shoe. Eggs decorated in pink and black are falling...


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...


Bur Oaks

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Bur Oaks in the oak savanna setting, one graceful detailed tree in the center foreground.

Date: 1938 

Description: Footing plan for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neighborhood.

Date: 1935-12 

Description: Plan for the Michael B. Olbrich Memorial Entrance to the Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum and Wild Life Refuge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the south end of Lake Monona, looking north to the isthmus, with the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol in the center, and St. Raphael's Cathe...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future constructional development of the thoroughfare system on the University of Wisconsin campus by the Architectural C...

Date: 1842 

Description: Shooting of Charles C.P. Arndt by James Vineyard in the territorial council chamber of the legislature. This depiction of the event was created by the staf...

Date: 1954-12 

Description: Sketch of a tower, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Monona Terrace Civic Center. The drawing is of a ten-story tower that would include office space a...

Date: 1856 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen and ink drawing of a man with a large nose looking down at his feet. He is wearing sandals. Caption reads: "He Nose Comfort and Health from Head to Toe...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.

Date: 1864-05-20 

Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...

Date: 1885-08 

Description: Pencil on paper; wood clapboard house behind fallen fence with open gate. Three trees, small outbuilding with one-sided roof, a large tub and other equipm...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

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