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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all the men are wearing hats.

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of a painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both his...

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...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Photographic reprint of a daguerreotype of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commer...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

Date: 1890-06-18 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of the reunion of Company F, 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, held at the farm of George W. Dibble in Rock County. Back row, left...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Photograph

The Carlisle House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Carlisle House on Brodhead Street. The building is surrounded by the Commercial Hotel, a billiard parlor, and J. Orbrecht's Variety Store.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Greek revival frame house with Doric columns. A man stands on the porch tipping his hat. A woman sits on the porch, and a woman is standing on walkway in f...

Photograph

Herman Anderson

Date: 1861 

Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...

Date: 1896 

Description: Railroad employees pose with locomotive engine no. 925 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The engine has a long pilot, a large oil headlight, sm...

Date: 1896-09-16 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a reunion of the Iron Brigade, veterans of the Civil War, and their families at Devil's Lake, Wisconsin. The couple seated in...

Date: 1899-12-18 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...

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