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Photograph

Josiah Ficklin

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, Quarter-length portrait of Josiah Ficklin. Hand coloring on cheeks. Ficklin was from Lexington, Kentucky, and one of the defende...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A female photographer takes a self-portrait in a mirror. The left and bottom frame of the mirror are in the foreground. Her camera is an Eastman Kodak Comp...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Caroline McCormick Shields wearing a lace cap.

Date: 1890 

Description: Catalog cover featuring an illustration of three women walking with their arms around each other down a path between fields One of the women holds a hand s...

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of a German language advertising catalog for the Johnston Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer ope...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of Harold Fowler McCormick as a young boy, (1872-1941) posing holding a hat with a large feather, and wearing a sash over his s...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cartoon of General Scott helping Jefferson Davis try on a shoe. Scott says, "Well, does that Union Shoe fit you?" And Davis replies, "Mr. Scott, this Uni...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified man standing and resting his arm on the back of an upholstered chair...

Date: 1886 

Description: Stereograph view of Archie Young, pilot and logging camp foreman for the Arpin Lumber company holding the rudder. A second man, Zack Dugas, a cousin is in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Johnston Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of Christopher Columbus and hi...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), Scottish-American scientist. Widely considered one of the greatest scientists of his genera...

Photograph

Racine Velodrome

Date: 1897 after

Description: Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine A...

Date: 1881 

Description: Back page of a four-page brochure. Features an illustration of a man using a horse-drawn harvester in a field.

Date: 1892-12 

Description: Portrait of Frank Allis wearing a suit, seated in library.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) seated in a chair holding a doll. She is wearing a dress and her feet are resting on pillows...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Five Winnebago men sitting on the ground playing cards. Two young boys stand behind them watching.

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