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Photograph

Lake Mendota Shore

Date: 1898 

Description: The Lake Mendota shore from the foot of Frances Street.

Date: 1865 

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...

Date: 1866-04-17 

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...

Photograph

Grecian Poses

Date: 1899 

Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".

Map or Atlas

West Part of Madison

Date: 1899 

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...

Date: 1852 

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...

Date: 1897 

Description: Men ice skating on Lake Monona, with two young boys. Other skaters are behind them, and the far shoreline is in the background.

Date: 1872 

Description: Exterior view of the Saint Julien Billiard Rooms on Main Street on the Fourth of July.

Date: 1877 

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.

Photograph

Peter Parkison, Jr.

Date: 1856 

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...

Date: 1896 ca.

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...

Date: 1839-06-27 

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.

Photograph

Charles G. Rodolph

Date: 1856 

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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