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Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

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Wisconsin Assembly

Date: 1872 

Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Assembly.

Date: 1899 

Description: These two maps of Madison and the Four Lakes region show the site of the Teachers Country Club on Lake Monona, the lakes and the Catfish or Yahara River, f...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the old Post Office.

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House in Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Cyanotype of an unidentified house in Madison.

Date: 1883-11 

Description: The ruins of the unfinished South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol after its collapse while still under construction.

Date: 1857 

Description: An actor dressed as an army officer, holding a saber, for the performance of "Black Hawk, or Lily of the Prairie," a drama written by Mary Elizabeth Mears...

Date: 1874 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers with a key to identify the men in the individual portraits. Features an image of the Wiscon...

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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Jacobs Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Dr. William Jacobs residence at 142 Gilman Street.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

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Moses M. Strong

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Moses M. Strong. He was born in Vermon on May 20, 1810, and came to Mineral Point, Wisconsin, in June of 1836. Strong was...

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The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the State Bank located at 7-9 South Pinckney Street, near the intersection of East Washington Avenue.

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Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Date: 1899-05 

Description: A student studies in his dorm room.

Date: 1893-10 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the rear doorway to the Banjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.

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Leslie Bird House

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Leslie Bird house. Bird worked as the Registrar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The two-story house is built on a stone founda...

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Andrew Dunn

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Andrew Dunn. He was born in Ireland and came to Wisconsin on June 26, 1833. Dunn resided in Portage City where, in 1843, he was...

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of the city of Madison, Dane County, published by George Harrison, surveyed and drawn by P. McCabe, and engraved by J.H. Colton & Co., New York. In add...

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