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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of three men standing, one of whom is a little person, standing in front of a painted backdrop. All are wearing hats and the man on the lef...

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Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.

Date: 1877 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly clerks and employees: 1. T.B. Reid, Sgt-at-Arms 2. W.A. Nowell, Chief Clerk 3. M. Knight, Asst Sgt-a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group portrait of five men in front of a painted backdrop. Two men are sitting; all are wearing hats.

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Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Date: 1892 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites seated at his desk in his office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Group portrait, perhaps consisting of students and faculty at Hayward Indian School. One man in the back row holds a cello.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Studio portrait, carte-de-visite, of Judith Kilburn, later wife of Moses Farnum.

Photograph

James Jesse Strang

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length sitting portrait of James Strang.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of William Tennant in front of same painted backdrop. He was a newspaper and magazine agent in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, who lost both...

Photograph

Deering Mower

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: George Lincoln sitting on a Deering mower. The original caption reads: "George Lincoln on old Deering Mower about 1893."

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Mary Louise Baker Lidgerwood Browne. Daughter of Charles Minton Baker of Lake Geneva. Taken in New York before her family jour...

Photograph

Clara Seipp

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders profile studio portrait of Clara Seipp (1871-1956), a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. Her hair is cut short and she wears a whi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.

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Unidentified Woman

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite quarter-length portrait of an unidentified young woman. She is wearing a lace collar with a brooch, and a dark ribbon around her neck.

Photograph

George Messersmith

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George Messersmith. He was born in West Union, Ohio, in 1815. Messersmith came to Wisconsin in May of 1827, and resided i...

Photograph

Louise Noyes

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Louise Noyes, sister of William B. Noyes. The portrait is a half figure, seated subject looking directly front, right elbow re...

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...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Elbridge F. and Mary D. Ayer. Seated three-quarter figures, man on left, woman on right. Elbridge wears suit, vest and bow tie...

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