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Date: 1954-12 

Description: Sketch of a tower, drawn by Frank Lloyd Wright, for the Monona Terrace Civic Center. The drawing is of a ten-story tower that would include office space a...

Date: 1885-08-26 

Description: Pencil on paper; view from Bascom Hill, with buildings, churches, on the right side of street, Wisconsin State Capitol in background, with trees surroundin...

Date: 1946 

Description: Pencil drawing of a stone building in Cross Plains, which used to house a tavern downstairs and the town's school upstairs. Features a porch entrance, and...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Unexecuted design by Frank Lloyd Wright of Nakoma Country Club, for which the architect received a fee of $5,000.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sheet #27 of the plans submitted by architects Ferry & Clas for the State Historical Society building showing a section of all four stories of the building...

Drawing

Bascom Hall

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: East entrance of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on Bascom Hill in front of the ent...

Date: 1885 

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

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Drawing

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sheets 21: Exterior section through the main loggia (Room 226) and portion of the east elevation, 1 1/2 bays of the loggia.

Date: 1859 

Description: A drawing of the private Haskell University that was operating during the 1850's. The drawing was done by a student, Mrs. L. Campbell who spelled the name...

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Illustration of the Capital house, a first-class hotel, copied from page 320 of Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion.

Drawing

Old Post Office

Date:  

Description: A drawing of the old Post Office on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mifflin Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view from the south end of Lake Monona, looking north to the isthmus, with the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol in the center, and St. Raphael's Cathe...

Drawing

Bruen's Block

Date: 1853 

Description: Illustration of the new museum building, also known as "Bruen's Block," on the corner of East Washington Avenue and South Pinckney Street. Named for W.D. B...

Date: 1885 

Description: A view of what is now known as Bascom Hill including Main Hall (Bascom Hall), North Hall, Music Hall, Science Hall, South Hall, Washburn Observatory and Wo...

Date: 1981-04-14 

Description: Stage Plot for the band U2. The famed Irish rock band that formed in 1976 performed on April 14, 1981 at Merlyn’s, 311 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin. U2...

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: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.

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