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Date: 1884 ca.

Description: A landscape painting depicting sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. Visible are the City Hall, left, built in 1858, and the Federal...

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1870 

Description: Compsite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate with members identified with key. The portraits are numbered left to right, starting at the upper left. Additio...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Eugene Eigheny home at 241 Langdon Street. Decorative glass with painted birds is visible in the fireplace opening. There is a larg...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A hose wagon of the Madison fire department races around the corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets. A dog is chasing the wagon.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sketch of the Madison Women's Seminary on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and East Johnson. The Madison Female Academy was a 19th century school for girls w...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Portrait of Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry. He is perched on a cannon with his head turned to the left and t...

Photograph

Noah Phelps

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Noah Phelps. He was born in Lewis County, New York, on May 21, 1808. Phelps came to Wisconsin on May 1, 1833, and resided...

Date: 1890 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Harriet Bell Merrill.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Fred and Annie Brown's living room, 121 East Gilman Street. The photograph was made before the house had electricity, so the lights pictured are gas light...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: The family of Eliab Dean, an early Madison businessman, riding in a sleigh with his wife Sarah Fairchild Dean and young daughter. In the background is a w...

Photograph

George O. Tiffany

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George O. Tiffany. He was born in Le Roy, New York, on July 2, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on May 20, 1836.

Photograph

Beaded Baby Bonnet

Date: 1856 

Description: Knitted baby bonnet made with tan cotton yarn and decorated with glass beads.

Photograph

Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1898 after

Description: Exterior view of front of Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A person with a tripod is on the hill in front of the hal...

Date: 1878 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State Officers of 1878. At the bottom of the image is a photograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1881 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic certificate awarded to William H. Upham and signed by Lucius Fairchild.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the J. Schadauer Cigar Facotory at 216 State Street. In front of the factory, a mother and children stand.

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.

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