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Drawing

A Merry Xmas

Date: 1881 

Description: A black and silver, hand-drawn, pen and ink holiday card with an Asian theme. A woman and a young man face each other. A dried flower and sprig of foliage...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Mrs. Robert B. (Alice Russell Hobbins) Porter posing for a waist-up formal portrait. She is wearing a light-colored lace dress with a lace headpiece. She i...

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of a full-length studio portrait of Mrs. Alexander Mitchell standing in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a floor-length dark colore...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Three young men doing gymnastics in a field near a cow, with other people standing and posing behind them. Two people are in a wagon. In the background are...

Photograph

Wedding Photograph

Date: 1890 

Description: Head and shoulders wedding portrait of William Elwell Middleton and Clara Case Middleton.

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of the exterior of Immanuel's Kirche dur Evangelical German church. All the arched windows are decorated with stained glass, mostly with abstract p...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Group of tourists and crew members on the bow deck of the DELL QUEEN, an excursion boat that operated on the Wisconsin River at Wisconsin Dells.

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A group portrait including Dr. Edward A. Bass, seated on the far right, next to his parents, Isaac W. and Lorinda Hill Bass. Dr. Bass's brother Frank Bas...

Photograph

Chemistry Class

Date: 1898 

Description: Students in a chemistry class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a large crowd on a pier waiting for a crowded steam excursion boat.

Date: 1899-05 

Description: William and Johanna Krueger seated alongside a house near a shed. William is seated on a bench weaving a willow basket, and has a pipe in his mouth. Johann...

Photograph

Kayes Park House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the large hotel at Kayes Park on the south shore of Geneva Lake. There are two girls in the foreground with well-dressed women in the formal...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: The house built by Charles A. Grignon between 1837 and 1839 for Mary Meade, his Pennsylvania bride. Mrs. Grignon and her family are standing in front of th...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Female students practice painting and drawing in an art class session at the State School for the Deaf as a teacher assists in the background.

Date: 1887-09-07 

Description: Group portrait of the 16th Wisconsin Infantry at the Wisconsin State Capitol, together with their wives and families, taken at their first reunion. Because...

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

Photograph

Kunigunde Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her hair is pulled back, and she wears earrings, a white...

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