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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....


House on River

Date: 1885-08-31 

Description: Pencil on paper drawing of large house on hill above river, with rowboat and boathouse. The house has three stories, four chimneys, mansard roof, and long...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: An illustration of the William F. Vilas house, 12 East Gilman Street, later occupied by the American Association of University Women.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sheet # 25 of the plans submitted by architects Ferry & Clas for the construction of the State Historical Society building, showing longitudinal sections o...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of lower campus development of the University of Wisconsin Madison campus, designed by Arthur Peabody. Left to right along Lake Street are the Mus...

Date: 1881-08-18 

Description: Sketchbook page with inscription across top in brown ink: "To Mr. Stager from his section in remembrance of the pleasant hours spent together. Aug. 18th 1...

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: 1850 

Description: Illustration of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, which was the first one in Madison.

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of an unidentified brick building with a doorway and six over six windows on two stories. Another, smaller building behind it on the right m...

Date: 1911 

Description: Architectural watercolor of a planting design for the Wisconsin State Capitol.


Inmate Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: ARchitectural rendering of building at the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. Arthur Peabody was the state architect.

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at MerlynÂ’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...


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: 1920 ca.

Description: Color illustration of a view from the Wisconsin State Capitol (which was the fourth State Capitol and the third in Madison) showing the Hotel Loraine and W...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A drawing of a State Office Building as originally proposed.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A chalk rendering of the proposed State Office Building by State Architect, Arthur Peabody. The Wisconsin State Capitol is visible in the background.


View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: View of the shoreline on the Walker Castle grounds. Two men are boating while a young boy fishes from the shore.

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...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

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