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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the second floor library and offices of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900. F...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: A depiction of the near east side of Madison circa 1885. The arrow indicates the location of the old Second Ward Grammar School and the circle shows the ar...


Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: The Kendall residence, home of George L. Storer, a businessman in Madison.

Date: 1945-04 date unknown

Description: Graphite pencil and colored pencil drawing on drafting vellum of design for Glenwood Children's Park designed by Jens Jensen. Original drawing 33 x 29 inch...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1938 

Description: Colored drawing of the front elevation for the Mac Wilkie house drawn by the architect William Kaeser. The house was planned for the Sunset Village neighbo...

Date: 1869-08-21 

Description: Marshall Academy in Marshall, Wisconsin.

Date: 1945-04 

Description: Topographic map of Park Lands in Glenwood Plat, Land for Glenwood Children's Park. Design by Jens Jensen. Oringinal drawing 35 x 34 inches.

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...

Date: 1938 

Description: Reproduction of a color rendering of Olin Terraces, an early proposal for a Madison civic center by Frank Lloyd Wright. This perspective is the view from...


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: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1852 

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: 1885-09-01 

Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front elevation and floor plans submitted by Milwaukee architect, H. Koch & Co., for the Wisconsin Historical Society building design competition. The bui...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

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