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Downriver from Grand Avenue Bridge

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Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.
Painting

Sunset from Lake Monona

Date: 1881
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
Print

View of Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin

Date: 1855
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Drawing

Sackets Harbor

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Description: Labeled drawing of Sackets Harbor, NY. War of 1812.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map showing a panoramic view of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background...
Photograph

"Louis Moe" Sailboat

Date: 1902
Description: Ole Christinson, Dick Hanson, Fred Hanson, and Herman Johnson, Sr., onboard sailboat "Louis Moe" along the shore of Sand Island.
Photograph

Sailboat Lizzie W. of Captain D.R. Angus

Date: 1907
Description: Three men and two women on board the Lizzie W. sailboat. Captain D.R. Angus, who is at the tiller, owned the Lizzie W., which was named afte...
Photograph

Madeline Island Pleasure Boat

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Description: Two men standing in wooden rowboat along shore of Madeline Island. There are sailboats in the background. Behind them is a large rock just off the shoreli...
Photograph

Lizzie W. at Mission Dock

Date: 1900
Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...
Photograph

Sailboat "Alpha"

Date: 1900
Description: Group of people on sailboat "Alpha" at dock on Madeline Island. Captain Daniel Angus is at the tiller.
Photograph

Shore View of Mission Dock

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...
Print

Fauerbach's Brewery Sign

Date: 1884
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery.
Photograph

New Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory & Machine Shop

Date: 1887
Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Print

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1897
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a steam powered sailing ship named "Progress" with a McCorm...
Photograph

Oshkosh Harbor

Date: 1855
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of the Oshkosh harbor, showing the bridge over the Fox River and several moored sailing vessels.
Poster

The Burning of Chicago

Date: 1871
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Photograph

Schooner Leaving Milwaukee Harbor

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Description: Leaving Milwaukee harbor via tugboat, this was the final voyage of the Lucia B. Simpson. Made in 1928, the Simpson was the last of the lake lumber s...
Historical Object

Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800
Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...
Photograph

Fisher Coming In From Harbor

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Description: A fishing boat coming in from the mouth of the harbor.
Photograph

Downriver from State Street Bridge

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Description: View downriver from the State Street Bridge showing a large sailing vessel.

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