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Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of an unidentified couple. The man is seated, and the woman is standing beside him.

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...


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

Date: 1890 after

Description: Quarter-length vignetted formal portrait of Thomas Aquinas O'Dea, wearing a suit, vest and necktie. He was born September 11th, 1869 and died March 9th, 19...


Young Girl

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ambrotype of a young girl, most likely of the Charles Minton Baker family. She is sitting in a chair with her hands in her lap. Hand-coloring o...


Description: Mrs. Cadle seated in a bedroom, looking out a window. On the table in front of her is a cup and saucer.

Date: 1892 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Conrad Schmitt family of Muscoda. Emma Schmitt married Sherwin Gillett in 1906.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...


James Duane Doty

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.


Samuel F. Clise

Date: 1860 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Samuel Clise, from a composite photograph of the Wisconsin State Assembly of 1860.


Roland D. Irving

Date: 1879 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Professor Irving Roland.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Grace May Hall, as a five-year-old circus child, with a large show python coiled at her feet and a smaller show snake around her neck.


Colonel C.A. Wood

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Colonel C.A. Wood posing for a full-length studio carte-de-visite portrait in his Union uniform. His right hand is resting on a plinth, and he is holding h...

Date: 1890 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders studio portrait of Harriet Bell Merrill.


Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of a small child sitting in a chair.


Men in an Office

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men in a small office, probably a railroad station. On the right is a map on the wall, and below it is a Herring Hall Marvin safe.


Azel P. Ladd

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Azel Parkhurst Ladd (1811-1854). Ladd was the Wisconsin state superintendent of public instruction in 1852. Oval-framed quarte...


Class of 1886

Date: 1886 

Description: Posed group portrait of men and women members of the “Class of '86” at Lawrence College. The 8 men have silk top hats and the 4 women have umbrellas, for a...

Date: 1895 

Description: Posed three-quarter length studio portrait of Bridget (O'Keefe) Quinney. She is wearing a dress, collar pin and earrings. This image was extracted from a f...


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.

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