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James Monroe

Date: 1861 

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...

Date: 1869-05-01 

Description: Humorous engraved image showing a street scene crowded with people riding bicycles. In the background are businesses identified as J. Shanks Livery Stable,...

Date: 1865 

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...

Photograph

Albert H. Hoy, M.D.

Date: 1868 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite of Dr. Albert H. Hoy, Racine physician.

Date: 1860 after

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...

Photograph

Samuel W. Smith

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

Drawing

American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

Date: 1869 ca.

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...

Date: 1869 

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...

Photograph

Thomas H. Brown

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...

Photograph

Young Horace Palmer

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Horace Palmer in uniform.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family stands at board fence, with a horse and carriage on the road in front of a two-story frame house.

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...

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.

Date: 1860 after

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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