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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...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: A view taken from the elevation on the south side of the Mullet River.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles A. White (1826-1910), an American geologist and paleontologist. White was the State geologist of Iowa in 1866-70, and a...
Description: Mineral Point from a carte-de-visite by the "practical photographer."
Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) as a young girl. Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormic...
Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Portage, with insets of the Court House and the Public School.
Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...
Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.
Date: 1868 before
Description: View up Wisconsin Avenue showing City Hall with the Post Office to the right. Also visible is the Presbyterian Church.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for C.H. McCormick and Brothers, featuring an engraved illustration of man operating a horse-drawn mower. Includes the text...
Description: The Rock River.
Description: Elevated view down State Street to the University of Wisconsin from the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Oil painting of Samuel Klauber.
Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...
Description: View of Water Street looking north from the business district.
Date: 1868-12-22 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu pages from the Third Annual Supper of the New England Society, held at Vilas House to commemorate Forefather's Day. On the co...
Description: This 1868 map of the entire state shows county boundaries outlined in red, cities of over 3000 inhabitants and county seats. It also marks rivers, lakes, r...
Description: Page from an advertising brochure for "McCormick's Prize Mower." Includes illustrations of award medals for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1867, and a m...
Description: Studio portrait of a boy, possibly Cyrus McCormick, Jr., with his arms crossed on a table. He is wearing a decorated jacket and necktie.
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