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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Boys posing in front of the Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. Proudfit was the vice president of First Na...

Photograph

House in Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Cyanotype of an unidentified house in Madison.

Photograph

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1837 

Description: Photograph of a painting of the exterior of the Eben Peck cabin by Mrs. E.E. Bailey. The location of this original painting is unknown.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin Hospital for the Insane and grounds. In 1935 it became the Mendota State Hospital. It was built in 1860 by architect Stephen Vaughn S...

Date: 1889-08-27 

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a group of women from Stockholm on their first American Tour.

Date: 1886 

Description: Women and children, who are members of the Monona Lake Assembly, relax beneath the trees at the Monona Lake Assembly grounds. There are tents and small bui...

Photograph

Octagonal House

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: This building, on an entire block of Spaight and Brearly Streets with Lake Monona, was originally the governor's mansion for Leonard J. Farwell. The Farwel...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a room in Ole Bull's Madison residence, where he lived after marrying Sara Chapman Thorp in 1870. The room is furnished with chairs, a table...

Photograph

Jonathan Taylor

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Jonathan Taylor. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on September 12, 1814, and came to Wisconsin on February 22, 1837.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Photograph

Lakeside House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lakeside House. This hotel, originally known as the Water Cure, was built on the shore of Lake Monona in 1855. It burned about 1870.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the south/central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The printer's mark of Melchor Lotter, a Leipzig printer from 1491-1536, was in...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ladies Hall (later Chadbourne Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. First and second floor porches are visible on side of t...

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...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Senate photograph, showing details such as the president's chair (much more ornamented than the Assembly Speaker's chair) and desk with...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Interior view of a decorated bay window in a Victorian-era home. The window area was used as a photography back-drop so the shades are drawn and fabric is...

Date: 1898 

Description: View from Park Street of entrance to Science Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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...

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