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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol (the second State Capitol, the first in Madison). Illustration from the American Encyclopedia, Columbus, 1859.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a Gisholt machine. Sign on machine reads: "Dyn-Aut-Ronic."

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: 1895 ca.

Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel grounds, located on Lake Monona in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madison. The hotel opened in 1879 and on Ju...


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: 1863 ca.

Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.


Description: Poster advertising a set of performances by musical group Blue Funkshun. Features a hand-drawn illustration of a man with a guitar case smoking a cigarett...

Date: 1908 

Description: General design for future construction development of the University of Madison campus with the general view of the campus by the Architectural commission.

Date: 1874 

Description: Seating chart for members of the Wisconsin Assembly as published in the 1874 Legislative Manual, the Wisconsin Blue Book.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1885-08-24 

Description: Pencil on paper; promontory shoreline with houses, trees, and church in background sweeping to right, with long pier jutting into lake. Two boats tied to...

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of Black Earth Valley. Gentle lightly tree-covered hills frame the center grassy valley. Two farmhouses are sitting at the base of hills on...


Inmate Cottage

Date:  date unknown

Description: ARchitectural rendering of building at the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. Arthur Peabody was the state architect.


Description: Pencil sketch of the James Duane Doty residence, the first Executive Mansion in Madison.

Date: 1908 

Description: Drawing of the general design development by the Architectural Commission with Horse Barn, Linden Drive, Gymnasium, and Men's Dormitory on the University o...

Date: 1885-09-01 

Description: Pencil on paper; Elevated view of building on street corner with horse-drawn delivery wagon in front. Tall trees line the two streets. Building is two st...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Symbol submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration by The National Progressives of America. Description is insignia says: "The represent...

Date: 1838-07 

Description: A map diagram of Indian effigy mounds seven miles east of Blue Mounds in the Wisconsin Territory.

Date: 1927 ca.

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

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