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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Alexander Kerr (1828-1919), Scottish-born Professor of Greek at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Appointed to his...
Description: Exterior of Fort Sumter. There are several men and a boat on the shoreline in the foreground.
Description: Engraved portrait of Jeremiah Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.
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...
Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
Date: 1865-04 ca.
Description: Shrouded Lincoln funeral car stopped along the way to Springfield, Illinois.
Description: Illustration depicting a crowd watching the Potomoc-Sword presentation.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Captain George Henry Preble. Starting in 1861 Preble commanded the gunboat Katahdin, serving with Rear Admiral...
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...
Date: 1862 before
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.
Description: General McClellan's Headquarters Guard, the 93rd New York Volunteers.
Description: Image of early Milwaukee settlement with a horse-drawn carriage, as well as industry and a railroad. The text on the image reads: "As foreign nations saw u...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah Hoopes (b. 1832, death date unknown), American botanist. In 1853, he established a tree nursery in West Chester, which i...
Description: Elevated view of Battery C, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery at Fort Sherman, shown here after the battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain....
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Formal portrait of Alfred P. Edgerton seated at a small table.
Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.
Description: The First Regiment of the Louisiana Native Guards disembarking at Fort Macomb, Louisiana. The fort is adjacent to the Venetian Isles community, now legally...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Frank A. Haskell, who was a Colonel in the 36th Regiment of Wisconsin's Volunteer Infantry.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.
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