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Photograph

Alice M. Robertson

Date: 1897-12 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Alice M. Robertson.

Painting

Iwa-toke

Date: 1845 

Description: Menominee woman, Iwa-toke, "The Serpent," sister to Ke-wah-ten, "The North Wind."

Date: 1894-06-07 

Description: Jessie Thwaites poses next to two huge logs, upon which Fredrik stands. Behind them is the Saline River.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A nun stands near a piano and plays a lute-like instrument in a house on West Washington Avenue.

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Women in hats in foreground, with railroad tracks below and sign that says, "Look out for the cars", and "While the bell rings the whistle blows." Very lik...

Photograph

Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of a young woman. She is wearing a band over her ringlet curls, a dark dress with buttons down the front, a short white lacy c...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a mower pulled by two horses towards a farmstead. A farmhouse, barn, and outbuildings, one with a cupola, are visible in the distance.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A young woman displays her shell necklace, silver bracelets, and earrings.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait in front of Van Schaick's gazebo backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man, dressed in period clothes, standing next to a prop stone wall drap...

Photograph

Gymnasium Interior

Date: 1895 

Description: Elevated view of interior of gymnasium at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Three men stand in the room, facing the viewer. Various gymnastic and weight equ...

Date: 1896 

Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.

Photograph

Family around Fence

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family in front of fence with picket gate; lady with open parasol, and boy sitting on top of fence with men behind. There is a frame house obscured by pine...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: The locomotives "Christopher Adams" and "Liverpool", taken over and operated by the U.S. military during the Civil War.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "One of the most interesting expeditions which I have ever made in my life was a trip on a trolley railway car." Julius Movius,...

Date: 1874 

Description: Illustration of a man operating a McCormick mower pulled by a team horses, under the headline "To-Hjulet Mower."

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Hudson with three women in the foreground and the St. Croix River in the background.

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