1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10


Portrait of a Woman

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of a young woman. She is wearing a band over her ringlet curls, a dark dress with buttons down the front, a short white lacy c...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of the Yeatman sisters resting their arms on a piece of furniture in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. George Adams wearing white dress and large picture necklace. George Adams was the Sheriff of Jackson County.

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...


Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Lucius Fairchild during his tenure as Secretary of State of Wisconsin. Fairchild's arm was amputated after he was injured at the Battl...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of elderly woman in black dress with large bow at neck, seated in chair with hands crossed in her lap in front of a painted backdrop. She w...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Date: 1864 after

Description: Lieutenant A.T. Lamson of Madison and Lieutenant E.E. Sill as they appeared when they reached the Union lines after escaping from Confederate prison at Col...


Abraham Lincoln

Date: 1860-06-03 

Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1864 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly couple, both seated in chairs in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) man standing in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a long coat, trousers, and boots, and is holding...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a scenic backdrop of four Ho-Chunk men and four Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and standing. From left to right in the back are C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...


Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

Date: 1896 

Description: Three-quarter length indoor portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1863 

Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.


Leonard W. Weeks

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Leonard W. Weeks. He was born in Caledonia County, Vermont, on November 18, 1805, and moved to Wisconsin in the spring of 1...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at: