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Photograph

Oshkosh Harbor

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of the Oshkosh harbor, showing the bridge over the Fox River and several moored sailing vessels.

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1857 

Description: Portrait of Harrison Ludington, the future 13th governor of Wisconsin (left) and Talbot C. Dousman (right). They are both wearing top hats and suits. They...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber journeyed from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, and from there took a train south to Cave City, from which passengers boarded a stagecoach for t...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Black and white lithograph on paper. Title over image of minstrel company. Inserts of Lon and Billy Morris, left and right. Large image of man papering sto...

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: 1858 

Description: Map of the Lake Superior region showing the railroad and steamboat connections.

Date: 1854 

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Rosellah Smith (Donnel) Bowman. Mrs, Bowman was married to Samuel Hunter Donnel, architect, from 1854 to 1860. Samuel and Rose...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber's first extensive excursion in Wisconsin was a walking tour from Madison to Prairie du Sac along the Wisconsin River. He lost his way along Lake...

Photograph

Richard F. Veeder

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Richard F. Veeder. He was born in Montreal, Canada, on June 11, 1812, and came to Wisconsin on June 26, 1835. Veeder died...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: The Grignon block house, "where the first Mass was said."

Date: 1856-11-08 

Description: Political drawing for the Democratic Presidential Campaign, which included Buchanan and Breckenridge.

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1851 

Description: Synopsis of Indian Hieroglyphics. Pictographs 1-70, including birds, human figures, plants, animals and other symbols.

Date: 1855 

Description: Detail from a lithograph vignette on a Map of the City of Madison of the third Wisconsin State Capitol, the first Capitol in Madison.

Photograph

Charles Krips

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Charles Krips of Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Charles Krips was the uncle of the donor of the portrait, Mrs. Julia Hicks. The po...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Map of the whole state Wisconsin includes an inset of the vicinity of Milwaukee, which shows the boundaries for Lisbon, Menomonee, Pewaukee, Brookfield, Wa...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of three fish specimens collected near Japan, from drawings prepared by H. Patterson. No. 1, top, is identified as Pelor japon...

Photograph

The U.S. Hotel

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: The U.S. Hotel was constructed in 1852 by Hugh Phillips to be used for mercentile purposes, but later transformed into the hotel.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows rural landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, selected buildings, roads, railroads, and public squares. The map is indexed for t...

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