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Bird's-Eye View of University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bird's-Eye View of University of Wisconsin-Madison | Drawing | Wisconsin Historical Society
Bird's-eye view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking northwest.  Building at top of hill, to left of center is Bascom Hill (Main Hall) and clockwise: North hall, Education Hall (larger than North hall), the tri-part Science hall, two unidentified halls to the right  and  below, the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red, on the mall), to the left, the  Wisconsin Historical Society (large white building at base of Bascom Hill), across street towards back, Music Hall, Lathrop Hall to the left, an unidentified hall behind Music Hall, and South Hall just below Bascom Hall, on the left of the image.  There are also eight unidentified small houses at the bottom left corner.  Street with a streetcar, to left of Historical Society is State Street, with Lake Mendota in background.
DESCRIPTION
Bird's-eye view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus looking northwest. Building at top of hill, to left of center is Bascom Hill (Main Hall) and clockwise: North hall, Education Hall (larger than North hall), the tri-part Science hall, two unidentified halls to the right and below, the Armory (Red Gym or Old Red, on the mall), to the left, the Wisconsin Historical Society (large white building at base of Bascom Hill), across street towards back, Music Hall, Lathrop Hall to the left, an unidentified hall behind Music Hall, and South Hall just below Bascom Hall, on the left of the image. There are also eight unidentified small houses at the bottom left corner. Street with a streetcar, to left of Historical Society is State Street, with Lake Mendota in background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:3822
Creation Date: 1907
Creator Name:Nichols, H. D.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Map Collection
Genre:Drawing
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 7-81.1
Original Dimensions:30 x 17 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The UW commissioned this high-quality bird's-eye campus view.
SUBJECTS
Architecture, Classical
University of Wisconsin
Cities and towns
Bird's-eye views
Lakes

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