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Photograph

J.A. Van Cleve

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of J.A. Van Cleve, Regent of the University of Wisconsin who helped supervise the construction of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin buildi...

Photograph

E. Thorsen Farm

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The E. Thorsen farm in Springdale.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Frederick C. Winkler of Milwaukee from the 1895 Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Rep...

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view of the steamer Ellen Hardy at dock. Text on the bottom left reads, "'Ellen Hardy' at Pr-Du-Sac. in 1870." The Ellen Hardy bel...

Date: 1874 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate and State officers with a key to identify the men in the individual portraits. Features an image of the Wiscon...

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...

Date: 1874 before

Description: Waist-up portrait of the Honorable John Catlin.

Photograph

Christoph Hotz

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted three-quarter head and shoulders studio portrait of Christoph Hotz (1841-1904). He has a full beard and is wearing a suit coat, vest and necktie.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, Charlie Smith (John Beaver) (WySkaInKah), posed standing and wearing a suit and hat. He is posed near a prop front...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Union officers eating a meal in camp.

Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Date: 1859 

Description: Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Photograph

Colonel A.A. Bird

Date: 1874 before

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Colonel A.A. Bird.

Date: 1889-04-30 before

Description: Front cover and first two pages of the souvenir menu for the centennial of George Washington's inauguration at the Hotel Marlborough. The cover features a...

Photograph

Scene on Mud Creek

Date: 1889 

Description: View from shoreline looking down on Mud Creek, about two miles above De Pere, showing small bridge and a man in a rowboat.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertising poster showing color illustration of pioneers on a bluff overlooking a McCormick binder harvesting grain in the valley below. The poster bears...

Photograph

Peter Parkison, Jr.

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Peter Parkison, Jr. He was born in Tennessee on January 12, 1812. Parkison came to Wisconsin on August 15, 1828, and reside...

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, during construction. Details of interior, including ceiling and arches.

Date: 1897-07-14 

Description: James Whalen, boss canvasman with the Ringling Brothers circus, at work in a van.

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