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Date: 1860 

Description: Advertisement for plows, cultivators, harrows, corn planters, mowers, rakes, sulkies and gangs.

Date: 1864 

Description: Carte-de-visite of a bridge at Chattanooga with a steamship passing nearby.

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Family seated in yard with woman holding parasol and large stone house with frame addition, and a wooden porch roof. There is a barn and animals in the bac...

Date: 1865-06-28 

Description: Reverse side of a letter written and sent by Robert E. Lee from Washington College in Lexington, Kentucky to Cyrus McCormick. Lee acted as president of Was...

Photograph

Tzi-Kal-Tza

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Tzi-Kal-Tza, Nez Perce, seated with a rifle across his lap. The original photo is attributed to the William Henry Jackson collection (PH 252 (3)), in th...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....

Photograph

Thomas H. Brown

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Thomas H. Brown of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated in uniform and holds an alto horn. T...

Photograph

Maria A. Morrison

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Maria A. Morrison, born Maria Amelia Hickox in 1800, the wife of Wisconsin pioneer James Morrison. With her husband, Mr...

Photograph

Weighing Pig Lead

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Lancaster from behind a wooden fence.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).

Date: 1862 

Description: Lithographed poster by Lipman of Milwaukee.

Date: 1862-07-18 

Description: Officers of the Second Wisconsin Infantry posed in front of a tent. They are, from left to right, Quartermaster J.D. Ruggles, Dr. A.J. Ward, Major J.S. All...

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: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Henry B. Nason (1831-1895), head of the Chemistry department at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the first Technological s...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Kate N. Doggett (1828-1884), American reformer. Took charge of the Academy of Science herbarium in 1869. She was a de...

Date: 1861 

Description: View of Madison from Main Hall, now Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. South Hall is in the foreground with several residences an...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

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