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Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1865-04-10 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Henry B. Nason (1831-1895), head of the Chemistry department at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first Technological s...


Richard Caddell

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of 1st Lieutenant Richard Cadell seated in a chair and wearing his military uniform. He holds a rifle in his right hand and...


Byron Paine

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Byron Paine in suit.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Elevated wintertime view of the intersection of South Carroll and West Main Streets, showing the First Baptist Church constructed in 1854, the wooden fence...


William Kidd

Date: 1869-06-18 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Two men standing and three women sitting on porch that has carpenter's lace trim; frame house with gable and window and latticework at bottom of porch. A...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a chapel on the campus of Racine College with a man standing in front of it.

Date: 1860-07-17 

Description: A certificate granting United States citizenship to Frederick Anneke.

Date: 1863-07 

Description: Photograph of a monochrome painting of "Old Abe" the bald eagle mascot of the Eighth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and his regiment color guard....

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.


David Atwood

Date: 1861 

Description: Studio portrait of David Atwood.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...


George A. Custer

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General George A. Custer.

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite of Robert Kennicott (1835-1866), American Naturalist. After 1853 he worked for Spencer Fullerton Baird at the Smithsonian Insti...


Cavalry Skirmish

Date: 1862-11-12 

Description: Watercolor of a skirmish between the 7th Kansas Cavalry, Company A of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, & Jackson's Rebel Cavalry near Lamar, Mississippi.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

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