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Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Date: 1896-09-24 date unknown

Description: Group portrait of the Morris family in their family library. Mr. and Mrs. Morris sit in two chairs, while their daughter stands in between them behind a ta...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

Photograph

Women Picnicking

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three young women, perhaps at a picnic, with the woman on the right drinking from a bucket. Two men are behind them on the right.

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Date: 1880 

Description: Full-length portrait of Mary C. Gates of Chicago, later Mrs. George Walter Oakley of Madison. From the Hawley and Oakley family collections. G.W. Oakley, 1...

Photograph

Krueger Siblings

Date: 1899-07 

Description: Portrait of six Krueger brothers and sisters.

Photograph

Farmhouse on Stilts

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Exterior view of an Illinois farmhouse on stilts above the Saline River. A woman poses on the porch. Wood beams are shoring up the sides of the house, and...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: In the foreground a small group of men and women stand surrounded by the debres from a tornado. Storm damaged houses and relief workers are visible in the...

Photograph

Polly Harrison

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A photographic copy of a head and shoulders oil painting of Polly Harrison. She is wearing a bonnet with lace trim and a ribbon tied under her chin. Her...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1860 

Description: This color lithograph shows Giuseppe Garibaldi and his red shirts entering Naples, Italy, on horseback as women shower them with flowers. This is a romanti...

Photograph

Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), wife of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is standing and wea...

Photograph

Mrs. Gorham

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Gorham. She is wearing a dark dress with a white collar, drop earrings, and a collar pin. Hand-color...

Date: 1899-06-12 ca.

Description: View of debris, perhaps from tornado damage in the business district of New Richmond. A group of onlookers investigate the damage. Caption on stereoview re...

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a seated woman in a long-sleeve printed dress and shoulder-length side curls, holding a sleeping baby on her lap with her righ...

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Photograph

Ada Bass in Hammock

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass reading a book while lying in a hammock.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across yard towards a man sitting in a chair, with two woman standing on the left and right. The two women are wearing black dresses with white bows t...

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