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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all the men are wearing hats.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick as a young woman, wearing a lace collar.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of a painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both his...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio full-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Identified as John Johnson. John was a private...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing f...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Photograph

Henry E. Knapp

Date: 1858-12 

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of Henry E. Knapp, seated on a balloon-back chair, left forearm resting on cloth-covered table, right hand in lap. He is wear...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk woman posing standing with her right arm on a chair draped with a cloth. She is we...

Date: 1899-12-18 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and program pages of the second dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with a studio portrait of three men, one seated and two standing. The ma...

Photograph

John B. Du Bay

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait of John B. Du Bay. He was born in Green Bay in 1810, and resided in Portage City. In the 1830's, he established a trading post nor...

Photograph

James Duane Doty

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. at the age of 29 when elected to Congress in 1884.

Photograph

Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and they are...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman pose together in a studio in front of a painted backdrop. Hercules is wearing a suit and is seated with his ar...

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