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Description: Sign advertising for 15 cent tap beers at the Nitty Gritty bar in Madison, Wisconsin. Shows a cartoon of a drunk bugler, playing taps while drinking a pint...

Date: 1869-01-23 ca.

Description: Second Ward School with a teacher and students in the schoolyard.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A preliminary sketch for the left panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel represents Wisconsin's political history....

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: 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 Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

Drawing

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: 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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Symbol submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration by The National Progressives of America. Description is insignia says: "The represent...

Date: 1864-05-20 

Description: A sketch of Camp Randall made from the top of University Building, May 20, 1864, by W.F. Brown of the 40th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Company B. A small...

Date: 1885-08-28 

Description: Sketch of the shack from which Benedict Goldenberger sold cider vinegar. Possibly on Murray Street.

Date: 1947-01-08 

Description: Cut-away drawing of a Brandes Heating Company furnace. Taken for R.L. Yulzick Advertising Company.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1960-06-08 

Description: Blueprint plat of Sunset Hills sub-division.

Drawing

St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Drawing of University Hall by D.C. Salisbury showing the view from the bottom, south side of the hill on the University of Wisconsin campus. Bascom Hall,...

Date: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

Date: 1948 

Description: Model of the new Engineering Building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Designed by the State Bureau of Architecture.

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