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Date: 1889 

Description: The Illinois Central passenger depot.


Description: Wisconsin State Capitol.

Date: 1860 

Description: Floor plan and seating chart for the Assembly for their first meeting in the East Wing of new Wisconsin State Capitol building. After the completion of th...

Date: 1889 ca.

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

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: An architect's rendering of the Heeb Company Warehouse; Law, Law, and Potter, architects.

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...


View of Madison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A drawing depicts the city of Madison.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design by the Architectural Commission for future development including the Shore Drive, North Slope Drive, South Slope Drive, Linde...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A view overlooking the Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street, and its surrounding property.


Lakeside House


Description: Illustration of the Lakeside House.

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: 1865 

Description: Original plan of Camp Randall, to accompany a report by N.B. Van Slyke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1939 

Description: The proposed Mendota Lake Front Development Plan, William Kaeser, architect.

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...


Gates of Heaven

Date: 1885-08-25 

Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Poem and drawing of the Walker Castle, entitled "The Deserted Castle." done by Isabella Dengel, b.1879-d.1901

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of the plan for University of Wisconsin of University Hill, Bascom Hill, area.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Floor plan for the second floor library and offices of the State Historical Society building designed by architects Ferry & Clas and constructed in 1900. F...

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