State Historical Society Under Construction | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

State Historical Society Under Construction

State Historical Society Under Construction | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view across Langdon Street of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building under construction in winter with snow on the ground. A group of men are standing on the roof, and a crane is mounted on a open floor below them. Bascom Hill is in the background, and Science Hall is on the right.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view across Langdon Street of the Wisconsin State Historical Society building under construction in winter with snow on the ground. A group of men are standing on the roof, and a crane is mounted on a open floor below them. Bascom Hill is in the background, and Science Hall is on the right.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:118860
Creation Date: 1898
Creator Name:Grant, Francis W.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:State Historical Society of Wisconsin : Building Commission records, 1895-1915, 1923
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 136.24
Original Dimensions:6 x 4.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The image appeared in the December section of the 1985 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.

Appears on plate 24 in State Historical Library Building, Madison, Wisconsin, a book of cyanotype prints documenting the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin's headquarters building. The book was presented by Francis W. Grant, Superintendent of Construction, to the Wisconsin Historical Society.

SUBJECTS
Building sites
College buildings
Library buildings
Stone buildings
Trees
Cities and towns
Libraries
Hills
University of Wisconsin
Building materials
Cranes, derricks, etc.
Men
Outdoor photography
Streets
Snow

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