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DuCharme House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: The home and fur-trading post of Col. Dominique DuCharme. The portion of the structure on the left was built by DuCharme in 1791. The right portion was add...


Going To Mass

Date: 1870-07-09 

Description: Irish people on the way to mass, including children surrounding the priest.

Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the second Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

Date: 1862 

Description: The USS "Benton" was an "ironclad" ship which served as Capt. Andrew Hull Foote's flagship during the March 1862 assault on Island No. 10.

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.


Fort Crawford

Date: 1817 

Description: Forth Crawford (1816-1831).


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: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1895 after

Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; Bascom Hall with domed cupola and weather vane at left of center, with other large building to right with four chimneys and hipped roof....

Date: 1876-09-27 

Description: Certificate presented to the State of Wisconsin for the "Bald-Headed Eagle 'Old Abe'" from the United States Centennial Commission. Presented in Philadelp...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: U.S Courthouse and U.S. Post Office from a map in the manuscripts division. Copyright Angell and Hastreiter.

Date: 1862-04 

Description: Notes include: Sketch of Battle of Island #10. Sketch of Fort Pillow Tennessee. Gen. Pope had command of the land troops.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.


Grignon House

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a pen drawing of the Grignon house. The Grignon house was built (at the later address of 1313 Augustine Street) in 1836 by Charles Grignon....

Date: 1878 

Description: Engraved view of a house surrounded by gardens, an evergreen shelter belt and ornamental hedges.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Section drawing of the rotunda of the third Wisconsin State Capitol (second in Madison) by Stephen V. Shipman. August Kutzbock and Samuel H. Donnel were th...

Date: 1885 

Description: Illustration of the exterior of the tourist resort Tonyawatha Spring Hotel (an earlier version was called Tonyawatha House) from across the lake. There is...

Date: 1849-07-03 

Description: The Black Hills sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

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