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George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Portrait of George W. Peck, 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.

Photograph

Wisconsin Senate

Date: 1867 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Senate by Whiting of the Madison studio, Robert's & Whitings Temple of Art, printed as a carte-de-visite.

Date: 1869 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family sits around a table in a yard. One woman holds a stereoscope in her lap. Behind them is a frame house with shuttered windows and a small loveseat...

Date: 1861-11-11 

Description: Panoramic view of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus. North Hall, South Hall, and a portion of the grass in fro...

Photograph

George W. Peck

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of George W. Peck standing next to a chair.

Date: 1861 

Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man posing on chair in front of a painted backdrop. He has a beard and is wearing a hat, jacket, and trousers.

Date: 1860 

Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.

Date: 1864-12 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.

Date: 1867 

Description: This map, which includes eastern Iowa, northern Illinois and the western portion of Michigan's Upper peninsula, shows the township survey grid and identifi...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Date: 1864 

Description: Aerial view, probably from a lithograph, of the prison for Confederate soldiers at Rock Island.

Date: 1866 

Description: View along earthworks overlooking the Etawah River and a railroad bridge. A tree stripped of branches and bark is on the left. Plate 23

Date: 1868 

Description: This map of the state of Wisconsin was created in 1868 and later used by Increase Lapham to trace an outbreak of tornadoes going across the state in May of...

Date: 1864-08 

Description: Soldiers relax around the Army Post Office at the quarters of the Chief Ambulance Officer, Ninth Army Corps.

Date: 1861-10-31 

Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1869 

Description: This geological map shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railroads, and roads. Barron County is still labeled Dallas Coun...

Photograph

Aztalan Church

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Aztalan church, built in 1852.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment. Popular cards sold in great quantities as benefit items ($9 per 100), so great was this bird's fame. ...

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