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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: 1898-01-13 

Description: Elevated view of State Historical Society of Wisconsin, under construction, showing the first floor of building, with Music Hall in the background.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard with one elegantly dressed young woman on horseback. The frame house has an unusually shaped attic story fan window. The porch is...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An owl labeled "SCOTT" seizes a vulture labeled "JEFF DAVIS" by the wing. Feathers litter the ground beneath them. The owl is saying "LET YOU ALONE AND YOU...

Date: 1894-05-15 

Description: Three little girls pose in front of a house built next to a cliff.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family in front of picket fence, with L-shaped frame house with porch and high stone foundation.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1887.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: An interior view through a curtained doorway of Captain J.W. Hommrel's(?) home. The Victorian interior includes tapestries, patterned wallpaper, and many p...

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of the female residence at Hampton Institute with the right and front elevations visible. The left side of the front porch contains potted plants a...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A view of the William McFarland house and the train depot published as part of the series "Wisconsin Sceneries, photographed and published by A.L. Dahl, De...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Sixteen people, including four small children dressed in white, are posed in front of a picket fence standing before a small frame house. A windmill and ho...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

Photograph

Music Hall

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View across Park Street of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Chadbourne Hall is on the left.

Photograph

Law Building

Date: 1896 

Description: Two young children are standing on a snow-covered Bascom Hill, with the Law Building in the background on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A man walks down a sidewalk beside a row of buildings at Ripon College.

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Hand-tinted stationery showing the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in 1862. The blue tint on the dome may have been intended to represent the unfinished natur...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Park Hotel at the intersection of Carroll and Main streets, with the Capitol Park on the right. Several carriages are hitched at the p...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two women standing in the doorway of a house, numbered 419.

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