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Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Front view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. A horse-drawn carriage is outside the entrance.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the cell blocks in the Wisconsin State Prison.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Northern Hospital for the Insane and its front grounds.

Date: 1896 

Description: A frame enlargement from Thomas Edison's 1896 silent film "The Kiss" featuring May Irwin and John C. Rice reprising the controversial final scene of the pl...

Photograph

View of Madison

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of Madison from the Old Assembly Grounds, across Lake Monona. Trees frame the view of the lake, on which boaters visible.

Photograph

Silver Spring

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: View of Silver Spring and the surrounding countryside. In the background, there is a man on a bicycle, two individuals in a horse-drawn vehicle and a small...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada and Dr. Edward A. Bass with their children, daughter Everetta and son Cary, seated on the porch of their home.

Photograph

Brenzel Tailor Shop

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Grandpa Conrad C. Brenzel (1863-1933) who operated a tailor shop in Ironwood, Michigan. Seated on the left is Adolph Erickson. Other man unknown.

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Family portrait of (L to R), Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954).

Photograph

Lake Geneva

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from boat towards the waterfront at Lake Geneva with the Whiting House Hotel on the left and the pier extending to the right. A large sidewheel steamb...

Date: 1893 

Description: Libby Prison at the Columbian Exposition. Several carts, horses in front of the building.

Date: 1892 

Description: Man in a striped suit seated in a cart and holding the reins of a horse. Woodpiles are visible along a nearby wall and fence line.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Six beds in the sleeping quarters of the Northern Hospital for the Insane.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Corunna in "native" Corunnan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Na...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Interior view of Zwingli Reformed Church with pulpit.

Date: 1897 

Description: Portrait of Jessie Turvill Thwaites, wife of the Wisconsin Historical Society Director Ruben Gold Thwaites. She is sitting sideways in a chair, and is hold...

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Illustration showing the sites of International expositions at which McCormick machines won awards between 1851 and 1893. Includes the text: "McCormick won...

Photograph

Palisades

Date: 1894-05-26 

Description: The palisades along Big Bone Creek.

Date: 1898 

Description: Stairway at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. A bench is in the center under the light of a skylight.

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