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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The siege of Petersburg, VA, April 2-9, 1965. From a sketch by James Kiness.
Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
Description: Illustration depicting a boy and a girl joining hands at a crossroads, with a choice of "The Freethought Road" or "The Orthodox Route".
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.
Description: Engraving of a sketch by Joseph Pennell showing a parade of League of American Wheelmen bicyclists along Commonwealth Avenue between Dartmouth Street and W...
Description: John Tice and Alexander Grant helping George W. Dawson from a floating piece of debris into a lifeboat after the sinking of the steamer Central America<...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...
Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of the S.L Sheldon Company Warehouse and Office. Outside of the building, there is a bustling street filled with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles....
Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...
Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...
Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Originally printed in the Centennial Records of the Women of Wisconsin on page 37. It illustrates the large houses and the surrounding bustling road. The h...
Description: Full-length illustration of Henry Dodge in frontiersman attire. He is holding a hat, a gun, and has a sword on his belt.
Description: Illustration of the exterior of the Second Ward School House, copied from the 1868 Madison City Directory.
Description: Illustration of four men shooting at a thick flock of wild pigeons. Hunting dogs are gathered around them in the field, which has a number of dead birds.
Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.
Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.
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