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Photograph

Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Painting

Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Two men in hats stand by a wagon loaded with an organ. The wagon carries the sign "pianos & organs." A boy holds the horse. Behind them is a picket fence a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified Ho-Chunk man with long hair posed sitting with his legs crossed, and wearing a suit, band...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Eliza Catherine Scidmore seated in an ornate chair with a small dog curled up on her lap. Next to her stands a Japanese woman.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Posed in the yard is a man sitting in a chair with two woman standing on the left and right. The two women wear black dresses with white bows tied at their...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and di...

Date: 1897 

Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the dalles of the St. Croix river, on the Wisconsin-Minnesota border. Along the shoreline on the right, a woman in a long dress is posing on...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Portuguese couple from Vianna in "native" Portuguese costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of A...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George Ellis stands beside an experimental automobile, possibly in the basement of John F. Steward. Both men worked for the Deering Harvester Company befor...

Date: 1892-12 

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

Date: 1868 

Description: Page from an advertising brochure featuring "McCormick's Prize Self-Raker, . . . the only perfect reaper in lodged grain." Features an engraved illustratio...

Date: 1883-10-10 

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.

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