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Description: Outdoor quarter-length portrait of Thomas Turvill sitting in a chair. He is resting his head on his right hand.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Railroad depot surrounded by stacked lumber for wood-burning locomotives. A few homes can be seen in the background.
Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Open casket of a young bearded and moustached man outdoors. There is a canvas covering used as a backdrop.
Description: Front and back cover of catalog, for the months of January and December. January features a buck running through the woods, with the year "1894" over a lar...
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
Description: Large picnic group, mainly children, at lakeshore, possibly McBride's Point in Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table with a cloth, vases and other objects on it. The man on the left is wearing a top hat and a flower in his lapel. The two women...
Description: Man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Original caption reads "Kinsella Grain Co., Colon, Nebraska. Aug 22/99. Gentlemen — In reply...
Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...
Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. The month of April features a man and a woman standing outdoors, each is playing a violin. May features a man using a hor...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: An extended family of fifteen stands in front of a wood frame house. On the left a man holds a black horse and to the right of the doorway a woman sits at...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Man and woman seated on an overgrown hillside. The woman has ferns on her lap and is holding an umbrella. Inscribed on reverse of original mount: "B.D.L. a...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Exterior view in winter of the Wisconsin School for the Blind. In the foreground is a gateway and fence.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the home of M. Happ with a horse-drawn wagon and several figures standing in front of it.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Description: A family sits around a table with a stereoscope on it. An upright and wing frame house with a stone foundation is behind them. The woman has a large doll l...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: The entrance to the third Wisconsin State Capitol before the construction of the dome, showing the park and walkway. Framing for the dome can be seen throu...
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