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Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Elevated view from the west side of the State Historical Society's building. The image includes Bascom Hall, Music Hall and South Hall.
Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Living room and downstairs bedroom of Timothy Brown II and Elizabeth Barnard Brown's house (built 1863), 116 East Gorham Street.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Levi P. Drake. He was born in Herkimer County, New York on September 17, 1812, and emigrated to Wisconsin on May 25, 1826.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View towards southwest of exterior of building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Music Hall can be seen on the left on the opposite side of Ba...
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: 1882 ca.
Description: A group portrait of students at the 2nd Ward School. The students are posing in front of the building, with girls in the front (straw hats on laps), boys i...
Description: Freshly-baked loaves of bread are stacked on tables with bowls and trays of other food items in the large kitchen at the Wisconsin State Hospital for the I...
Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.
Description: View from rocky shoreline of Turvill's new sailboat tied to a dock. A women is standing on the narrow wooden dock. A man is standing in the sailboat, with...
Date: 1853 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54.
Description: The third Wisconsin State Capitol as seen from unpaved West Washington Avenue, with the West Wing to the left and the South Wing to the right. The church s...
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.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Captain Chapman.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Library Hall, present-day Music Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry. He is perched on a cannon with his head turned to the left and t...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...
Description: Composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin Senate of 1862.
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