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Photograph

Caryl Fairchild

Date: 1896-12 

Description: Portrait of Caryl Fairchild (later Caryl Fairchild Bacon), youngest daughter of former governor and Civil War hero Lucius Fairchild. This photograph is da...

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of two Swedish women in "native" Swedish costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set cr...

Date: 1865 

Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed standing with her right arm on a chair draped with cloth in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing Winnebago...

Date: 1882-09 

Description: An original colored lithograph advertising the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway, also "Known as The Royal Route." The poster features the...

Photograph

Isham Family

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Ira Robinson Isham family at the Lac Courte Oreilles Indian Reservation. From left to right: Isham's son-in-law, Isham, his daughter, and Indian medicine m...

Photograph

Mrs. Nathaniel Dean

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Morrison Dean, the wife of Nathaniel Dean of Madison. Mrs. Dean was born in Dodgeville in 1829, moved to M...

Date: 1863 

Description: Studio portrait of Catharine Eaton. She is wearing a dress and is seated in a chair with her arm resting on a table.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Three young women are in a yard behind a picket fence. The frame house behind them has barge-board carpenter's lace trim and what appear to be rudimentary...

Photograph

Stone Octagon House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Three adults and two children are standing on the porch of a small stone octagon building. The location is unknown. A man in a horse-drawn buggy is waiting...

Date: 1880 

Description: Catalog cover with gold and black ink illustrations. In the center a woman standing on a globe of the earth carries a sheaf of wheat on her shoulder and a...

Photograph

U.S. Capitol

Date: 1863-07-11 

Description: View of the east front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. A small group of people stand near a fence on the lawn in front of the building. A...

Date: 1899 

Description: Two horses stand next to each other in front of what may be a painted backdrop of a tree-lined street. A male circus performer stands in the center holding...

Print

Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

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...

Print

The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and an unidentified young woman. Anita sits on a "well" and the friend sits on a swing in front of a...

Date: 1890 after

Description: A young woman and man pose behind a hayrick in a farm field. They both wear hats.

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: Wedding party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit on their fifteenth anniversary.

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