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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...

Date: 1895 ca.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Two unidentified women wearing silver earrings, shell necklaces, finger-woven wool sashes, and moccasins with beaded top flaps.

Photograph

Samuel Hale

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Hale. He was born in Oneida County, New York on September 13, 1800. He came to Wisconsin in May 26, 1836, and resi...

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mary Virginia (1861-1941) and Anita McCormick (1866-1954) as children. They wear dresses and have ribbons in their hair.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified man standing and resting his arm on the back of an upholstered chair...

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...

Photograph

Sebbie Taylor

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a waist-up portrait of Sebbie Taylor sitting sideways in a chair, resting her chin on her hand. She is wearing a dress, a long necklac...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: From left to right are Emma Bigbear (WaConChaZeeWinKah) , Emma Annie Funmaker Lowe (ENooGreHeReKah), and Lilly Winneshiek (WaConChaWinKah).

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick wearing a stand up collared shirt, bow tie, and double-breasted coat.

Date: 1853 

Description: Half plate daguerreotype of E. Harwood, Dr. William Brisbane, and Levi Coffin, sitting in a row.

Photograph

Alma Seipp

Date: 1899 

Description: A standing, three-quarter length portrait of Alma Seipp wearing a graduation cap and gown posed in front of a painted backdrop. She has her hand on her hip...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of General Benjamin Whiteman. Quarter-length portrait of Ben Whiteman wearing a suit and necktie. Whiteman fought with General...

Photograph

Josiah T. Hayden

Date: 1863-12-26 

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: 1866 

Description: Acrobatic Gymnastics Club of the Milwaukee Turners, posing in a studio wearing their gymnastic clothing.

Photograph

Young Girl Reading

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Dorothy Hubbard, sits on a hardwood floor surrounded by pillows and reads a book. Next to the girl a large house plant grows in a pot, and a...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp

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: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Tinted tintype portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) as a child. He is wearing a jacket and necktie.

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