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Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

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

Date: 1886 

Description: J.R. Sharp, P.E. Woodley, W.M. Bour, and R.M. Seymour sit and stand for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop wearing work clothes, ties, and ha...

Date: 1896 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John and Anna Chapman.

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...

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Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Quarter-length formal studio portrait of Lucius Fairchild.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Seated studio portrait of a young girl. She is wearing glass or amber beads.

Date: 1895 

Description: Posed three-quarter length studio portrait of Bridget (O'Keefe) Quinney. She is wearing a dress, collar pin and earrings. This image was extracted from a f...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Interior portrait of an elderly man holding a book posed sitting in a wicker rocking chair. In the background it appears that a woman is sitting in another...

Date: 1899 

Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger lying in a chair wearing long gowns. Bottles of milk sit on a side table. Portrait taken by Alexander Krueger.

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Two University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Mr. Rider and Mr. Broughton, sit in their residence at 625 Langdon Street and play musical instruments. Mr. R...

Date: 1892 

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

Photograph

John H. Rountree

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Major John H. Rountree. He was born in March of 1805 in Kentucky, near the Mammoth Cave, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Joseph H. McChesney, a geologist and paleontologist associated with the Illinois State Geological Survey. Shown here...

Date: 1862 

Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) stands for a studio portrait wearing a floor-length dress.

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David Walter Jones

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of David Walter Jones. He was born on March 26, 1815, and came to Wisconsin from Fayette County, Pennsylvania in July of 1836...

Photograph

Ebenezer Brigham

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn...

Photograph

Neely Gray

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John W. Taylor, British genealogist. Handwritten inscription on bottom reads, "John W. Taylor, Leeds - England, 1869....

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