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Description: The Lake Mendota shore from the foot of Frances Street.
Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...
Description: View across water towards the "Scutanawbequon," owned by Francis (Frank) Barnes, launched on April 17, 1866, with seven people aboard. "She was 50 feet lon...
Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".
Description: A map of the west part of the city of Madison, including University Heights and the Capitol Square.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Looking down University of Wisconsin Drive (present-day Lakeshore Path). Large trees grows along the shoreline on the left, and on the right is a thick woo...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Elevated view over Langdon Street of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall, Music Hall, and Science Hall are visible. Bascom Hill and a ce...
Description: Pencil drawing of view overlooking Madison. The sketch looks down North Hamilton Street from the capitol. Rutted, irregular streets and frame houses mark...
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...
Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.
Description: Exterior view of the Saint Julien Billiard Rooms on Main Street on the Fourth of July.
Description: The Abiel E. Brooks House, built in 1853, with a family group posed on the lawn and porch. Identified (front row, left to right) are Mrs. Noah (Jane Ann) C...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental health Institute) is seen in the distance in this long view from across cornfields.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Judge A.S. Zimmerman's home on West Main Street. Mrs. Zimmerman stands outside the house in the yard and tends to a plant. Mr. Zimmerman s...
Description: Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Osborn stand in a Victorian-era home for their wedding portrait. Shades are pulled over a bay window in the background and white fabric d...
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view toward the Capitol Square from Pinckney and Gorham Streets.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Charles G. Rodolph. He was born in Switzerland on November 15, 1818, and came to the Wisconsin Territory in May of 1834. He...
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