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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Fielding B. Meek (1817-1876), American paleontologist. Meek became the Smithsonian Institution's first full-time paleontologist...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...
Description: Waist-up portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...
Date: 1860 before
Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...
Date: 1862-06 ca.
Description: The 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment camp outside of Fredericksburg on the east side of the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg and a pontoon bridge lea...
Description: The ruins of Charleston after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. A man, smoking a pipe, and a boy sit on the shoreline of...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: A seated studio portrait of Carl Tjorbjornsen [as written on the photograph backing and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20; also written as Carl Torbjorson publi...
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Formal portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated.
Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.
Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Description: Elevated view of the ruins of the railroad roundhouse, with the city in the background. Men are posing on the train cars and engines.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length carte-de-visite portrait of Captain William A. Hawley standing near a column.
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