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Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground, with several residences an...

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Photograph

Ole Torgerson

Date: 1896-03-04 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Ole Torgerson on his 70th birthday.

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: In the foreground is a fence, behind it a family posed in a yard. A child and dog are on the porch roof of the frame house behind the family.

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Montrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1814 

Description: Map of the Upper Territories of the United States.

Date: 1836 

Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company office building from the corner of Market and Jackson streets. The building's address was 212 Market Street. Offices f...

Date: 1861 

Description: Composite of photographic portraits of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Map or Atlas

Plan of Racine Harbor

Date: 1853-10 

Description: This map shows warehouses and proposed extensions of piers. Also included are notes on soundings and the proposed extensions. The upper right margin reads:...

Date: 1883 

Description: Catalog cover featuring miniature elves or fairies harvesting grain with axes.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: This map shows the advantages of the Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michigan Ship Canal, railroads, steamship lines across Lake Michigan, and Wisconsin township gri...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), Danish poet and author of fairy tales. Inscription at bottom of card reads, "H...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Mr. Edward Schildhauer sits in a rocking chair at an angled architect desk. The desk is covered with papers and various drafting tools such as a protractor...

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