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Date: 1853 

Description: Farwell's Mill on the Yahara River at Lake Mendota.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Washburn Observatory on the University on Wisconsin-Madison campus, with pedestrians on the surrounding grounds.


St. Mary's Park

Date: 1885-08-07 

Description: House on rock outcropping. The house has two chimneys and is two stories high with porch at left, three windows on first story, one visible on second story...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

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: 1889 

Description: Madison City Hall, 2 West Mifflin Street built in 1857.

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: An illustration of the William F. Vilas house, 12 East Gilman Street, later occupied by the American Association of University Women.

Date: 1874 before

Description: State University (University of Wisconsin), Madison.


Carillon Tower

Date: 1902 

Description: Drawing of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Carillon Tower, designed by J.T.W. Jennings.

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for the Wisconsin Senate as it appeared in the 1874 Legislative Manual, commonly called the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian who traveled in America, 1850-1851. Wengler's watercolor is the earliest known realistic rep...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of people standing in front of the popular tourist resort Tonyawatha House from a book of two-tone lithograph views of Madison. About 1885 the...


Inmate Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: ARchitectural rendering of building at the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. Arthur Peabody was the state architect.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design for future constructional development of the thoroughfare system on the University of Wisconsin campus by the Architectural C...

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission for the future development of the short course agricultural students dormitory.


Market House

Date: 1909 

Description: Architectural drawing of the Market House for the City of Madison. Robert L. Wright, Milwaukee, architect.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Architectural sketches and floor plans for the Herbert A. Jacobs residence, known as Jacobs I, at 441 Toepfer Avenue. This was the first of 25 Usonian hou...


Harvey Hospital

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Harvey Hospital, or the Soldiers' Orphans Home. The main octagon section was the home of Governor Farwell, and the wing of wood was added in 1862 and used...

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