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Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lithograph poster for Augustin Daly's 1867 play Under the Gaslight, depicting Snorkey the one-armed Civil War veteran tied to the railroad tracks wi...

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand pump is behin...

Photograph

Grain Stacks

Date: 1895-09-09 

Description: View across field of two men leaning against an enormous stack of grain on the farm of August Schmidt. There are many more stacks of grain leading into the...

Date: 1842 

Description: Menominee war dance, as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay, Wisconsin about 1838. This detail...

Date: 1895-08-01 

Description: A group of farm workers, four men and four children, pose on the farm of H.D. Dutcher. The men are stacking a large pile of timothy hay, using a ladder to...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Photograph

Old Mill Site

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A tall smokestack stands beside the Yahara River where it flows out of Lake Mendota. Remnants of the foundation and supports of Farwell's Madison Mills are...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of an estate. A pond with lily pads and a gazebo are in the foreground, and a house is...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Painting

Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: String band consisting of seven inmates at Waupun State Prison. Three seated men hold guitars, three others hold violins and one standing man holds a cello...

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Log cabin on trailer pulled by two horses used in the presidential campaign in Wisconsin to promote the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a man on Main Street, created by Van Schaick or his colleague, Thomas T. McAdam.

Book or Pamphlet

D.S. Morgan & Co. Brochure

Date: 1888 

Description: Color illustration, across 4 panels of the brochure, titled "Triumph Wins." A group of jockeys are racing horses on a racetrack, with a group of people wat...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

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...

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