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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Édouard Desor (1811-1882), Swiss geologist and professor at Neuchâtel academy. He chiefly studied the structure of glaciers an...

Photograph

Ladies of Durand

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Posed group portrait of twenty-eight women, perhaps a meeting of some local women's organization.

Photograph

Forest Middleton

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton rests his arms on a press-back chair. He wears a hat and winter coat.

Photograph

Boxcar Traveler

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for Champion reaping and mowing machines manufactured by the Champion Machine Company. The cover features a color illustra...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Wadt-he-doo-kaana, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du C...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man operates a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses. The original caption reads, "This machine represents the modern harvester by which grain is a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an unidentified man.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Date: 1860 

Description: Oval portrait of Wisconsin Senate Clerks. Standing in back is J.H. Warren. Seated from left to right are J.B. Selby, Mr. Wright, Willard Merrill, G.M. Powe...

Photograph

John F. Potter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: A garden lush with tall pie plants (rhubarb) belonging to Mrs. H.H. Wooledge. One stalk is leaning against a wooden chair, and the leaf of the plant reachi...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting and a Ho-Chunk boy posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. Susie Kingswan (HeNuKah) wears a fine p...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: The storefront of Nicholas Kettenhoffen's "Graves Stones & Markers." Three men stand in front of the store with three large grave markers.

Photograph

Reynolds Sisters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Formal studio portrait of the six Reynolds sisters: Anna, Ellen, Lucy, Hattie, Alice and Nellie. Hattie Reynolds, standing in the back left, was Richard Qu...

Book or Pamphlet

The Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover. Features a chromolithograph of a woman holding flowers in her skirt. She stands next to a buck wearing a garland of those s...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Horse racing of Sioux Indians near Fort Pierre. Three Sioux Indians on horseback in foreground and Fort Pierre in distance.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two men operating a horse-drawn McCormick twine grain binder in a field.

Print

John Adams

Date: 1862 

Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.

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