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Photograph

John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of John Johnston (1836-1904) as a young man. John was born in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1856 and became a...

Photograph

Leonard J. Farwell

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Leonard J. Farwell, Governor of Wisconsin 1852-54. Quarter length facing left, wearing full beard, coat, vest, tie, and white...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are identified as Liddy Walkingclo...

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...

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man; however, he is remembered in Wi...

Date: 1855 ca.

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

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A female photographer takes a self-portrait in a mirror. The left and bottom frame of the mirror are in the foreground. Her camera is an Eastman Kodak Comp...

Photograph

John Cuppy

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up portrait of John Cuppy at the age of 100. He was a soldier under Captain Samuel Brady.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Ninth plate daguerreotype of a waist-up portrait of Susan Shriver Meyer Sweeney. Half figure facing directly front, wearing round-rimmed spectacles and whi...

Date: 1899 

Description: Full-length portrait of an unknown women standing in a doorway. The tall doorway has a drape on a pole just underneath a transom window or screen. A coat i...

Painting

Solomon Juneau

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Solomon Juneau. He was born in Lower Canada on August 9th, 1793, Juneau came to Michigan (then), now Wisconsin, in Septembe...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton plays "Guess Who?" with his grandmother. He stands on a small footstool; she is seated in a chair holding a newspaper or magazine. On the...

Date: 1862 

Description: A composite photograph of the members of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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: 1894 ca.

Description: Mrs. Annie Schildhauer sitting indoors reading a book.

Date: 1851-02-21 

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Caspar William [Wilhelm(?)] Burmeister and Elise Thimm Burmeister on their wedding day, February 21, 1851. They are seated,...

Photograph

Augustus A. Bird

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Augustus A. Bird. He was born in Reading, Windsor County, Vermont and emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836. He and his family w...

Date: 1895 

Description: Informal portrait of a “famous Ohio fiddler” Alfred Squiers Utley with his fiddle. Alfred Squiers Utley was born in Monson, Mass. 1817, son of Hamilton and...

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Amelia Bright Williams, second wife of Chauncey Williams.

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