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Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of Captain John Gass, (1765-?). The portrait is waist-up, facing front but slightly to the left. He wears a vertically striped...
Description: Lillian Scholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Scholes.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: August Streb leans against a chair as he poses next to his wife, Margarthe Orb Streb, who is seated. He is wearing a suit and a watch chain. Margarethe is...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Neely Gray. He was born in Brook County, Virginia, on February 25, 1810, and came to Wisconsin on April 4, 1835.
Description: Full-length indoor portrait of an unknown woman. She is wearing a long dress with puffy sleeves, and underneath a white blouse with lace collar and cuffs....
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Interior of a furniture store, with two men posed among the rows of furniture. A group of chairs hangs from the ceiling.
Description: Quarter-length profile portrait of Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of George Blackhawk (WonkShiekChoNeeKah), sitting, and an unidentified man standing and wearing an otter fur...
Date: 1868 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik sons, one seated and one standing.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jessie Jack Hooper.
Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of L.R. Hare in full dress uniform in front of a painted backdrop. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. 7th Calvary....
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Photograph of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and her son Robert (1863-1865). Nettie, a well-known philanthropist, was the wife of Chicago inventor a...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John T. Kingston. He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois, on January 31, 1819. Kingston settled in Racine on December...
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...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...
Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Reverend Samuel Eaton posed with his hands on the back of a chair.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: James Dorman Davidson (1810-1882) sits in profile in a plush chair for a studio portrait in front of a backdrop. He is wearing a wide hat, suit jacket, bow...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward S. Morse (1838-1925), American zoologist and orientalist. As a zoologist, he discovered that brachiopods are worms rathe...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women. On the left, a woman is posed sitting and wearing traditional clothing with several necklaces, earrings, and rings....
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