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Description: A depiction of people viewing a panorama that consists of twelve continuous paintings.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: The David Atwood house, located at 204 Monona Avenue on the corner of Doty Street.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Ella Giles house, built by A.A. Bird around 1838 at 451 West Wilson Street.
Description: The Lansing Hoyt house at 221 Monona Avenue was built in 1873 by Hoyt.
Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.
Description: John H. Knight house, 28 East Gilman Street, built by Napoleon B. Van Slyke in 1858. Later owned by Knight, then Dr. George Keenan.
Description: Law Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by Charles S. Frost, and built in 1893 of Lake Superior brown sandstone.
Description: Cover for the 1948 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a sketch of a tree, a fence, and a small town by a lake. The Wisconsin Fr...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee shoreline as well as numerou...
Date: date unknown
Description: Painting of a county fair, depicting a grandstand, harnass racing, a ferris wheel and merry-go-round typical of the event. The fair gave farmers an opportu...
Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...
Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.
Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...
Date: 1859-11 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"In November 1859, I went from St. Louis on the steamer 'Planet', a stately ship which offered every conceivable comfort; we we...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Description: A painting of a harbor view of Fort Sumter. A sailboat sails through the foreground waters, and the fort stands in the background, with a United States fl...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...
Description: Exterior view of large brick building (cooperative store) with three open arches on the porch area, and arched windows. There is a house near a bluff in th...
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