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Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James Hall (1811-1898), American geologist and paleontologist. Thought to be the top American invertebrate paleontol...
Date: 1848 ca.
Description: A sixth plate Daguerreotype portrait of Van Swearingen Brady of Ohio, son of Captain Samuel Brady. The portrait is a front facing bust figure. The portrait...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A man stands in the open doorway of a Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha railway boxcar.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis hanging by a scarf held by the hand of Abraham Lincoln. Caption, "A Pretty Good Choke, (Joke,) on J. D. Verdict,--served him right." Only t...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an unidentified man.
Description: A stereograph made by Mathew Brady about two weeks after the battle of Gettysburg, showing his two assistants gazing eastward from the extreme right of the...
Description: Stereograph, probably one of Dahl's images from "Centennial Views of Madison, July 4th, 1876." In the distance, a group of soldiers stand in front of a ten...
Description: Storefront view of the Theodore F. Dresen jewelry store at 216 State Street. Two employees, one possibly being Theodore Dresen, stand at the storefront.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Lake shore with men and railroad tracks on Devil's Lake.
Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...
Description: Illustrated map of Crawford County. On the bottom right is an inset of a group of people near a train on a railroad track.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a man from Norway in "native" Norwegian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed standing and wearing hats in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the left, John Stacy (ChoNeKayHunKah), is wr...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Train crew shoveling snow off tracks of Madison-Portage Railroad. Stereo. "The Grand and Majestic Snowbanks on the Madison and Portage Railroad, 24th of M...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...
Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...
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