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First Attempt

Date: 1887 

Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1886 

Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a Methodist Episcopal church with children and adults lined up outside.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.

Photograph

John C. Freemont

Date: 1885-01 

Description: Illustration of John C. Freemont, the first presidential candidate of the Republican party.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of Picnic Point stretching out into Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A scene from a panoramic painting of Grant's assault on Vicksburg.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map over the Mississippi River of Fountain City. Paddle steamers and steamboats are on the river, and bluffs are in the background.

Date: 1889 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog for harvesting machines. Front contains illustration of a torn hole with the eye of a buck looking through the hole. Superi...

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Juvenile Coronet Band of Alma, Wisconsin, with boy holding instruments. Arnold Gesell is third from right...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: View of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from Lake Monona. The hotel, on the east shore of the lake is located in Blooming Grove Township, just outside of Madis...

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Date: 1885 

Description: View from street of courthouse on street corner.

Date: 1886-02 

Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival, view of ice palace. Chamber of Commerce tent in front advertises St. Paul as the geographic center of the continent. Horse-drawn sle...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An overview of the national cemetery in Andersonville.

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Date: 1882 

Description: This 1882 map of Barron County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, cities and villages, wagon roads, railroads, schools, dwellings, and l...

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