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Photograph

Mrs. Robinson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Mrs. Robinson. Head and shoulders portrait facing slightly right but looking forward. She is has shoulder length ringlets, a is wearin...

Date: 1879-11-01 

Description: A cartoon depicting General M.C. Butler of South Carolina in fine clothing standing next to an African American on his knees, surrounded by bulls. The capt...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo are in the foreground, and a house is...

Date: 1898 

Description: The James Duane Doty residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first "Executive Mansion" in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial...

Photograph

River Scene

Date: 1871 

Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a Ho Chunk chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In...

Date: 1882-11-30 

Description: This 1882 manuscript map shows the improvements to a 12-mile stretch of the Wisconsin River below Portage, in Columbia County, Wisconsin. Recent improvemen...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: One of the eight female figures purchased from the Chicago firm Gould Brothers and Dribblee to be used on the gate posts of the Wisconsin State Capitol fen...

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1885 before

Description: View along shoreline towards Tonyawatha House and several outbuildings on Lake Monona. There is a long dock extending into the lake from a boathouse on the...

Date: 1875-07 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club encamped at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. An African American sits at the left foreground with pans...

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders profile portrait of William Wesley Young. Young started the student newspaper, the "Daily Cardinal." He was also the University of Wisco...

Photograph

H.H. Bennett

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of H.H. Bennett in uniform.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The river steamer "Chippewa" drawn up alongside shore on the West Eau Claire Levee. Several dozen people are standing along the outside of the three decks.

Painting

Bland Ballard

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Bland Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...

Photograph

Satterlee Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Satterlee Clark. He was born in Washington, D.C., came to Wisconsin in April of 1829, and resided in Green Lake. In 1830, h...

Photograph

Waterworks

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Waterworks looking northwest.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a man as he rigs a rope around a log on a lumber raft.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol up State Street to Bascom Hall. There is a fence around the capitol grounds, and pedestrians are walking on...

Photograph

Lakeside Station

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Lakeside station near "Water Cure." The Lakeside Water Cure, in today's Olin Park on the south side of Lake Monona, was completed in August 1855. Patient...

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