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Date: 1860 after
Description: Cotton plant within a decorative frame. The caption below reads "The Cotton Plant King of the South". Black ink on beige envelope, image appears on the l...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Partial view of billiard hall and Lake Mendota from the Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. Two people on shore pointing to sailboat. Later, the ho...
Date: 1899-01-27 before
Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...
Description: Ole Bull Residence Billiard Hall behind his house, 130 E. Gilman Street. Frame building with railing on side and latticework on bottom, with shutters and c...
Date: 1891-11-05 before
Description: Front cover and menu page of the third annual banquet of the Alpha Iota of Chi Psi fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On the cover is a por...
Description: Ole Bull Residence at 130 East Gilman Street. Family on lawn playing croquet with house in background. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It be...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...
Description: A large hill on the Indiana shore, with ripples from a boat visible in the foreground.
Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of the Dining Tent" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Guard"...
Description: Mandan Indians engaged in archery competition (Plate 24). "The meeting represented here is something like that of an Archery Club in the civilized world, b...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Men in wagons posed in front of a rural post office. They brandish guns, whiskey bottles and possibly a harmonica with humorous intent.
Date: 1856 before
Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate 1 depicts a number of bivalve mollusks collected and drawn by members of the Perry expedition. The specimens we...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Group of young boys and two adult men fishing near the Water Works of the State Industrial School for Boys.
Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...
Description: Elevated view of clam camp with tents, clam shell debris, and wooden buildings. A bluff rises up behind the buildings.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: View of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
Description: View up dirt road towards a young man standing near the Turvill shop. The tree-lined road leads up a slope towards another building under trees.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Two well-dressed couples near wood fence in front of frame house with hipped roof.
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