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Panoramic View of Madison | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Panoramic View of Madison

Panoramic View of Madison | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for both Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, along with indexed numbers for various other landmarks, have been embedded within the image.
DESCRIPTION
Panoramic view of Madison, taken from the roof of South Hall. This reduced copy was made from original negatives by E.C. Nielson. Labels for both Lake Mendota and Lake Monona, along with indexed numbers for various other landmarks, have been embedded within the image.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:45485
Creation Date:circa 1870
Creator Name:Curtiss, E. R.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Panoramic Views, Assorted
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:Oversize 3-3337
Original Dimensions:36 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Four 13" x 8.5" prints (one for each panel), made from copy negatives of the original, are contained within the image folder. Numbered landmarks on the image refer to an indexed list (created in 1921). The year of construction is included for many buildings. 1 - Alfred Craven, res., Frances St. 2 - Henry Brictson, res. 3 - '53 Daniel Gorham saw mill, I. E. Brown foundry, P. H. Turner, E. W. Skinner & Co., later Madison Mfg. Co., now Mendota Ct. 4 - '70 U.S. post office bldg. 5 - '57-8 City Hall 6 - '38-'45 Old Capitol, '57-'69 Capitol bldg., Park 14 1/10 acres 7 - '38 City Hotel, '52 Capital House, later Vilas House, now Pioneer blk. 8 - '67 Second ward school, now Abraham Lincoln school 9 - '57 Grace Episcopal church 10 - '57 Holy Redeemer Catholic church 11 - '53-4 Old Baptist Church, now Wis. Telephone Co. office 12 - '53-'69 St. Raphael Catholic church 13 - '56 Atwood & Fox blk., now Blied bldg. 14 - State St. junction of Park St. 15 - C. M. & St. Paul R'y roundhouse 16 - '58 C. M. & St. Paul R'y pass. depot and r'y hotel, L. D. Stone pass. agt., Geo. W. Winnie, hotel prop. 17 - '54 C. M. & St. Paul R'y trestle and bridges 18 - Mrs. A. M. Parish, boarding house 19 - '66 Fourth ward school, now Jas. D. Doty school 20 - Baltic House, later Kavanaugh Bros. saloon, later M. Higgin's grocery 21 - Frances St., junction Dayton 22 - '54 Bruen blk., later Brown blk., now 1st Nat. Bank bldg. 23 - '56 Bacon blk., State Journal, later Ogdon blk., now Belmont hotel 24 - Alex. A. McDonnel, later J. H. Garnhart, now Mrs. Geo. Pierce, res. 25 - Site of Garnhart Reaper Works, now Fuller & Johnson Mfg. Co. 26 - James M. Flower, res. 27 - Geo. P. Deleplaine, res. Now Pi Beta Phi 28 - Jas. S. Webster, res. 29 - State at Frances St. 30 - '51 Jeremiah T. Marston, res., now Delta Kappa Epsilon 31 - '51 Judge Levi B. Vilas, res., now Phi Gamma Delta 32 - State St., jct. N. Carroll and W. Mifflin 33 - '57 First ward school, now Geo. Washington school 34 - '56 Jas. Campbell planing mill, later Asa A. Burgess, John Starck 35 - Chancellor Hill, grocer 36 - University Ave. 37 - Philip Schmitt, grocer 38 - Jas. MacDowell, res. 39 - '70 Fifth ward school, now Lyman C. Draper school 40 - Jas. Law Sr., res. 41 - Stephan Jax, res. 42 - D. T. Butler, res. 43 - Alphonso Fink, res. 44 - Philip Davey, res. 45 - John J. Fuller, res. 46 - J. H. Car, res. 47 - Mrs. J. C. Burwell, carpet weaver 48 - Phineas Flower, res. 49 - John Orr, res. 50 - Joseph Douglass, res. 51 - John A. Rogers, res. 52 - Mrs. E. Norton, res. 53 - Michal Hagerty, res. 54 - Theodore Dresen, res. 55 - Peter Gunkel, res. 56 - Benedict Goldenberger, res. 57 - Benedict Goldenberger, cooperage 58 - Nathaniel B. Cramton, res. 59 - John Benson, res. 60 - Jno. Matthews, res., now oil station 61 - Leopold Eichmann, res. 62 - Mrs. (Storey) Beatty, res. 63 - David Hamberger, grocer 64 - Gravel House (private school) 65 - Kenneth Mackay, res. 66 - Patrick Gilluly, saloon 67 - Thos. O'Bourke, private school and res. 68 - Fred Paunach, grocery and res. 69 - Thos. Heeran blk. 70 - Michael Fry, shoemaker and res. 71 - Peter Fields, res. 72 - Caspar Rouse, blks., later Nat Cramton, blks. 73 - Thos. Heeran blk. 74 - Geo. Sayle, res. 75 - Isaac N. De Forest, S. L. Sheldon, later H. E. Howe, res., now U. W. Adm. bldg. 76 - Prof. J. W. Sterling, res. 77 - Prof. J. B. Parkinson, res. 78 - Deming Fitch, res. 79 - Jacob Winterler, res. 80 - Peter H. Van Bergen, res. 81 - Jos. Hausmann brewery 82 - Schuette blk. 83 - '55 Nolden hotel 84 - '55 Main blk., later Jno. Schlimgen, saloon, Alex Findlay grocery, now Hook Bros. 85 - B. Mautz brewery 86 - Wm. Dudley, res. 87 - E. W. Skinner, res. 88 - (duplex) Judge A. B. Braley and H. D. Cutler, res. 89 - P. H. Turner, res. 90 - Alex Laurie, res. 91 - Bartholomew Coyne, res. 92 - O. S. Willey, res. 93 - David Beat, res. 94 - Julius T. Clark, John N. Jones, later Wm. F. Vilas, res.
SUBJECTS
Capitols
College buildings
Commercial buildings
Public buildings
University of Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Capitol
Cities and towns
Outdoor photography
Streets
Lakes

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