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Date: 1872 ca.
Description: Copy print of a tintype portrait of sisters Jessie and Florence Jack. Jessie is about 7 or 8 years old. The girls wear matching dresses.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man. Thomas Thunder (HoonkHaGaKah) leans on a stump used as a prop in Van Schaik’s studio. He is adorned with earrings...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Portrait of Mary Ann Grigsby McCormick (1828-1878), wife of William Sanderson McCormick (1815-1865).
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...
Description: Formal quarter-length daguerreotype portrait of Governor William Barstow.
Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.
Description: Supply room of the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Canned and bottled goods, kitchenware, clothing, and blankets are visible on the shelves.
Description: Victor L. Berger and Frederick Heath in Berger's room on Reed Street near Greenfield Avenue. Victor Berger was a founding member of the Socialist Party of...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Robert von Schlagintweit (1833-1885), German orientalist, geographer and explorer. Along with his oldest brother Hermann, Rober...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Josiah T. Hayden, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Josiah was wounded at Atlanta on March 8, 1865.
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: William Thomas Fish, who served as Madison's fire chief, 1867-1868. Although posed for a formal studio portrait, Fish is wearing his uniform and hat and h...
Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing with her right arm on a chair draped with cloth in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing Winnebago...
Description: Detail of the 1899 Assembly Chamber photograph, showing a row of legislators at their desks. Until well into the 20th century, individual legislators had n...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk women, from left to right, Grace Decorra Twocrow Winneshiek Massey (MauHeHutTaWinKah), Florence Littlesoldier Walla...
Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
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: 1898 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women posed sitting and wearing earrings, rings, bead necklaces in front of a painted backdrop near a wooden prop fence. A...
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...
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