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Lakeside House


Description: Illustration of the Lakeside House.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sheet #26 of the plans for the State Historical Society building prepared by architects Ferry & Clas, showing longitudinal sections of corridor 142 and Roo...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1853 

Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future construction development at the University of Wisconsin with the Barn, Sheep Barn, Horse Barn, House, Power House,...

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: 1872 

Description: Drawing of the plan for the layout of the Capitol Park, drawn by Cleveland who was a landscape architect from Chicago.

Date: 1856 ca.

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

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly-tree covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses sit at the base of hills on either...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pencil sketch for trusses drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright for the First Unitarian Society Meeting House. The sketch was drawn on the back of a photograph of th...

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan of Camp Randall.


Camp Randall

Date: 1864-05 

Description: Lithograph of Camp Randall, where the majority of Wisconsin's soldiers were trained and mustered into the Union Army. This view, which was taken from Basc...

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan and elevation of the post hospital at Camp Randall.

Date: 1859 

Description: A drawing of the private Haskell University that was operating during the 1850's. The drawing was done by a student, Mrs. L. Campbell who spelled the name...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....


Plow Inn


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

Date: 1947 

Description: A combination design and planting plan for the landscaping of the grounds of the Executive Residence, 130 East Gilman Street.

Date: 1912-04-12 

Description: Diagram of a bird effigy mound found in Frost's Woods, Blooming Grove Township.

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