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Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...
Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.
Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...
Description: Carte-de-visite seated portrait of Mrs. Gerhard Inbusch. She is wearing a large brooch with a lace collar.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.
Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), U.S. Army Commander. Force led the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Un...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Peter, "the Interpreter," a studio portrait of a Potawatomie Indian in western attired taken by W. Snell in Washington, D.C., possibly on the occasion of...
Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Date: 1860 after
Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the Wisconsin state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...
Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...
Date: 1866 before
Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...
Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...
Description: Two images of the "family" of Virginia. Above depicts a happy, prosperous "family" at the Declaration of Independence in 1776. A banner with the stars and...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Bassnett (b. 1808, d. aft 1885), American meteorologist. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Thos. Bassnet...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...
Description: A portrait of Samuel Clise from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.
Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate.
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