Madison, the Capitol of Wisconsin | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Madison, the Capitol of Wisconsin

Madison, the Capitol of Wisconsin | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes and in the center is "The Capitol of Wisconsin View from the Capitol House". The buildings on the top are, from the left: "Cathedral", "City Hall", "View from the Water Cure",  "Court House", and "Baptist Church". The buildings on the bottom are, from the left: "Presbyterian Church", and below is "Episcopal Church", "University", "Water Cure", "Hospital for the Insane", "Synagogue" and "Congregational Church" (next door to each other), and just above is "Methodist Church".
DESCRIPTION
Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes and in the center is "The Capitol of Wisconsin View from the Capitol House". The buildings on the top are, from the left: "Cathedral", "City Hall", "View from the Water Cure", "Court House", and "Baptist Church". The buildings on the bottom are, from the left: "Presbyterian Church", and below is "Episcopal Church", "University", "Water Cure", "Hospital for the Insane", "Synagogue" and "Congregational Church" (next door to each other), and just above is "Methodist Church".
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:22611
Creation Date: 1864
Creator Name:Kurz, Louis
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:PH 5-1689
Original Dimensions:27 x 17 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Bottom left reads: "Drawn from Nature & Lith." and "Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1864 by Louis Kurz in the Cler's Office of the U.S. District Court of Wisconsin."
SUBJECTS
Church buildings
City halls
Commercial buildings
Trees
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Bird's-eye views
University of Wisconsin
Horseback riding
Horse-drawn vehicles
Pedestrians
Streets
Courthouses
Hospitals
Horses
Capitol buildings

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