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Photograph

Fudge Party

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: College students at the University of Wisconsin having a fudge-making party around a small gas burner.

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Three men stand around a delivery wagon with a small organ on it and a sign saying "pianos & organs." One holds a book and behind them are some women, a pi...

Painting

Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.

Date: 1871 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Champion reaper and mower manufactured by Whiteley, Fassler & Kelly. The cover features an illustration of a farme...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1864-02-26 ca.

Description: Engraved waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of General Robert E. Lee.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The interior of a barbershop with customers in chairs and barbers at work. Numerous mirrors, pictures, and lamps hang from the walls and ceiling.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Two men in hats stand by a wagon loaded with an organ. The wagon carries the sign "pianos & organs." A boy holds the horse. Behind them is a picket fence a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card created to attract farmers to the agricultural land in northern Wisconsin. The card features an ima...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) as a young girl. Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormic...

Date: 1898 

Description: Exterior view of a school for the deaf and mute.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Fort Clark, on the Missouri River, February 1834.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Édouard Desor (1811-1882), Swiss geologist and professor at Neuchâtel academy. He chiefly studied the structure of glaciers an...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified Ho-Chunk man with long hair posed sitting with his legs crossed, and wearing a suit, band...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Eliza Catherine Scidmore seated in an ornate chair with a small dog curled up on her lap. Next to her stands a Japanese woman.

Date: 1860 

Description: 1860 Presidential Democratic ticket headed by John C. Breckenridge (it should be spelled Breckinridge), and the vice-president, Joseph Lane, that was distr...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Piano and organ wagon in front of frame house. Piano and organ man on his wagon with boy leading horse and three men standing near wagon, women in front o...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Posed in the yard is a man sitting in a chair with two woman standing on the left and right. The two women wear black dresses with white bows tied at their...

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