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Date: 1865 ca.

Description: First block of West Main Street. A portion of South Hamilton Street is at the right of the image. The original railroad causeway is at the upper right.

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Jarius Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1862 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, Madison's first mayor.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1864-02-09 

Description: Abraham Lincoln in one of the famous portraits known as the Brady Profiles.

Photograph

Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Abraham Lincoln standing.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Chapman residence, at the corner of Walnut and Adams Streets.

Date: 1864-09-29 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William S. Sullivant (1803-1873), Ohio naturalist. Sullivant was one of the leading bryologists in the United States, focusing...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: The Eric Christiansen Farness family stands in front of a three-story frame house with front projection. A wooden fence is in the foreground and clothes ar...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Automatic Corn Reaper, most likely on display at the London Exhibition of 1862. A sign above the reaper suggests that the reaper may be "Russell's."

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Photograph

The Iron Brigade

Date: 1862 

Description: Company I, 7th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, at Upton's Hill near Germantown, Virginia. The 7th was one of three Wisconsin regiments that was par...

Date: 1862 

Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...

Photograph

Samuel W. Smith

Date: 1862 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of 1st Lieutenant Samuel W. Smith (from Mineral Point), Company E, 30th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1863 

Description: Photographic postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses in the road in front of a harness shop. Two men sit in the upper seat. A handful of people stan...

Photograph

Asa Gray, Botanist

Date: 1864 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Asa Gray (1810-1888), American botanist. His most popular botanical publication, "Gray's Manual", remains a standar...

Photograph

Ripon College

Date: 1867 after

Description: A view of a campus building at Ripon College, taken from a green space. A stone commemorative marker is visible to the right.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man standing with a frilled-bodice, cloth hunting shirt with leather leggings. A wool plaid shawl is worn toga-style; an...

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.

Date: 1866-07 

Description: A ribbon map of the Mississippi River, prepared as a gazetteer and directory. Edwars Greenough and Devd, Publishers.

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