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Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...

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: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1893 ca.

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

Date: 1862 

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

Photograph

John Brady

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval-framed portrait of John Bascom at the age of 28.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Posed group studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Cuneen and her five daughters. From left to right: Mamie, Nora, Katie, Annie, and Daisy....

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. William W. "Fannie" Hendricks in formal dress, including a fur scarf and feather hat, in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing figure facing...

Date: 1850 ca.

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

Photograph

Jessie Jack Hooper

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of young man sitting holding a hat in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Women kitchen staff posed by tables set for a meal at Luther College. "View of the Dining Hall" as identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Vie...

Photograph

Sewing Class

Date: 1898 

Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...

Photograph

Van S. Brady

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype waist-up portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady.

Photograph

James Steele

Date: 1856-10-20 

Description: Quarter plate ambrotype. Three-quarter length studio portrait of James Steele sitting in a chair with his arm resting on a table covered with a patterned c...

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