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Pedestrians on Bascom Hill | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Pedestrians on Bascom Hill

Pedestrians on Bascom Hill | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group of pedestrians are walking on the path on the right, and there is snow on the ground. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill. Music Hall with the clock tower is on the left.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of Bascom Hill and lower campus vicinity from the roof of the Wisconsin Historical Society, which was then under construction. A large group of pedestrians are walking on the path on the right, and there is snow on the ground. Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) is at the top of the hill. Music Hall with the clock tower is on the left.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2261
Creation Date:circa 1899
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Madison UW.191
Original Dimensions:6.5 x 5.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
A slightly cropped version appears on plate 146 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. See Image ID: 28635.
SUBJECTS
Pedestrians
Trees
Cities and towns
Snow
Clock towers
College buildings
University of Wisconsin
Outdoor photography
Clocks and watches
College students
Architecture
Buildings

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