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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated view over dwellings and yards towards Bascom Hall, with North and South Halls on the left and right of Bascom Hill, and Music Hall with its clock...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View from Southeast shore of Lake Monona across a cornfield, perhaps on the farm of Thomas Williamson.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view along Langdon Street towards Science Hall on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the opposite side of Bascom Hill is Music...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior view of the H. Schildhauer home at 13 North Webster Street. The photograph looks into a living area with a large, wood-burning furnace and several...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Madison. The Lakeside House resort is in the foreground, which burned in 1877, in what is now Olin Park.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: External view of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, wards, buildings, the state capitol, local streets, railroads, and parts of Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and Lake Wingra....

Date: 1865 

Description: Plan of Camp Randall.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Science Hall (1876-1884) after the fire and in the process of being demolished on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A cyanotype print of the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block East Gorham Street, and the surrounding estate.

Photograph

William R. Smith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William R. Smith. He was born at the "Trappe," Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in August of 1787. He came to Wisconsin in...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of George B. Delaplaine (1814-1895), of Madison, Wisconsin. Delaplaine arrived in Madison in 1838 after having worked in...

Photograph

Wedding Photograph

Date: 1890 

Description: Head and shoulders wedding portrait of William Elwell Middleton and Clara Case Middleton.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Lucius Fairchild House, showing the sitting room and a partial view of the dining room. The house was constructed in 1850 at 302 S...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Small sidewheel steam launches on Lake Monona.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Grand Music Band" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

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