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Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Sarah B. Winn house on South Henry Street. The house is decoratively painted in two tones which are divided by a string course between...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...
Description: View looking east down 100 block of East Gilman Street, from the intersection of East Gilman and North Pinckney Streets. The Mears House, 116 East Gilman,...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: The Vilas Hotel located at the corner of Monona Avenue at the west end of the first block of East Main Street.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A group poses by the lakeshore of Maple Bluff with tents in the background. A woman holds a bow and a bowling pin rests on a woman's knee.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Pencil drawing of Madison landscape as seen from University Hill. The main street in the center is State Street and the building with Greek columns in the...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...
Description: Early drawing of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue (on the left) and the Congregational Church (on the right), located on the 200 block of West Washington Aven...
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: 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: Quarter-length oval portrait of Absalom Townsend.
Description: Exterior view from Lake Mendota of the boathouse on shoreline on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Behind the boathouse is the Armory (Red Gym or...
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...
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