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Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Madison City Hall at the corner of Mifflin Street and Wisconsin Avenue, as viewed through the trees of the Capitol Park. The three-story tal...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...
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...
Description: View of individuals standing on the front lawn of Taylor Hall on the campus of Racine College.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
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: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...
Date: 1866 after
Description: View taken from the extreme end of Clark's Saw and Planing Mill. An old flour mill can be seen behind the bridge, and to the extreme right are three small...
Description: "Hamburg Landing, 4 miles below Pittsburg Landing, Commisary [sic] Depot of Gen. Hallek's Army." An encampment with soldiers along the river with a steambo...
Description: The capitol building is on a hill overlooking the city. Union soldiers have pitched tents on the grounds.
Description: Stereograph of three U.S. Army soldiers in front of tents in camp under a framework of branches.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The remains of President Lincoln lying in state in Monument Square and Pavilion. Lincoln's body was on its way from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Illino...
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: One of the Confederate defenses around the city, with a cannon and earthworks in the foreground. Tents are in the background among trees.
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...
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