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Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...
Date: 1865-01-30 before
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Chester Dewey (1784-1867), American Congregational minister, educator, and scientist. Served as Rochester University's first p...
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.
Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Albert Emmerson, a sergeant in Company C, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform and holding a revolver across his chest. The...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Morrison Dean, the wife of Nathaniel Dean of Madison. Mrs. Dean was born in Dodgeville in 1829, moved to M...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Diploma awarded to fire fighter James Richard Cummings for his service to Madison in 1869. The diploma is illustrated with scenes of fire fighting heroics,...
Description: Cover of an advertising booklet for John H. Manny's Single Mower. It features an illustration of men using the mower, surrounded by informative text.
Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.
Description: Three adults and two children are standing on the porch of a small stone octagon building. The location is unknown. A man in a horse-drawn buggy is waiting...
Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.
Date: 1864 before
Description: Mary Louise Atwood and Elizabeth Gordon Atwood Vilas, the daughters of David Atwood, the founding publisher of the Wisconsin State Journal.
Description: View of the east front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. A small group of people stand near a fence on the lawn in front of the building. A...
Description: Tintype portrait of E.G. Kheeland of Monroe, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds a B-flat horn. The but...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...
Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln before he grew a beard, taken from an ambrotype.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.
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