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Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...
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: Full-length studio portrait of young George Hawthorne Scidmore standing with his hand on a newel post, and holding a hat in his other hand.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Albert H. Hoy, Racine physician.
Description: A Zouave fireman spraying a person in bed clothes in the face with a fire hose. Smoke is billowing in the background. Caption below reads, "A Fireman Zouav...
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.
Description: Ladies sit on the front porch of a long two-story house. One is next to a baby carriage. On the porch's roof is a man painting the house. More people are i...
Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a chief standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, fringed shirt, and a crown on his head. In his hands...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...
Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.
Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.
Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.
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...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Belle Case La Follette, later the wife of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., posed in a dress that her Grandmother Case spun, wove, and sewed for her.
Description: A man dressed in a blue jacket and light blue trousers fishes in a "SECESSION POND". He is sitting on the Union flag. His fishing line has a Union flag on...
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