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Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Skeletonized leaves in oval frame.
Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Cover of a box produced by The Singer Manufacturing Company, which holds "Costumes of All Nations" souvenir cards, created for the 1893 World's Columbian E...
Date: 1834 before
Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...
Date: 1847 before
Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...
Description: A head and shoulders photographic portrait of Stuart Fargo is mounted to a hand-painted album page. The watercolor painting is of four stems of blue cornfl...
Date: 1837 before
Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...
Description: A watercolor painting of an autumn rural scene decorates an album page created by Louise Mears Fargo (1866-1925) to commemorate the birth and early months...
Date: 1801 before
Description: A silver letter seal, which belonged to Charles Langlade.
Date: 1852-03-08 after
Description: Two identical ninth plate ambrotypes of an unidentified woman, set into a Mascher's Improved Stereoscope viewing case, patented March 8th, 1852. She wears...
Date: 1844 before
Description: Blueprint from aperture silhouette of Captain George Myrick (1767-1844) of Nantucket, Mass. He faces left (proper right) and is wearing a top hat and neckt...
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Mosaic in the south/central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The printer's mark of Melchor Lotter, a Leipzig printer from 1491-1536, was in...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...
Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of one the earliest English printers, William Caxton. He...
Date: 1882-03-19 ca.
Description: Certificate creating Post Number 25, Department of Wisconsin, of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.
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