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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Kate N. Doggett (1828-1884), American reformer. Took charge of the Academy of Science herbarium in 1869. She was a de...
Description: Full-length portrait of Jerusha Sturgis, standing near a chair. The wife of Samuel Davis Sturgis I and mother of Nina Dousman. Born December 1, 1827; Died...
Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Full-length, carte-de-visite portrait of John H. Lathrop (1799-1866), first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin. Lathrop's tenure was marked by contr...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Seated studio portrait of a young girl. She is wearing glass or amber beads.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...
Date: 1882 ca.
Description: Charles J. Van Schaick sitting on a stone balustrade in front of a painted background, ca. 1882–1885. The photograph was probably taken by one of his assis...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Michael Kruszka, Representative of the 8th District in the Wisconsin Assembly.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Alice M. Robertson.
Description: Portrait (Front) of Scabby Bull or Black Crow in native dress and holding pipe. Part of Algonquian and Arapaho Tribes.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik sons, one seated and one standing.
Date: 1862 before
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Jairus Cassius Fairchild (1801-1862), the first mayor of the city Madison (1856). Fairchild was also the father of L...
Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...
Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and his wife posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a fur coat, suit jacket, vest with watch fob, an...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of F.A. Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is standing in uniform and holds an alto hor...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Born August 1, 1861, Samuel Sturgis was the younger brother of Nina Sturgis Dousman. He attended West Point Military Academy and had a distinguished career...
Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: George Lincoln sitting on a Deering mower. The original caption reads: "George Lincoln on old Deering Mower about 1893."
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