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Date: 1859 ca.
Description: A page from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper with two sketches and a narrative of the sinking of the sidewheeler passenger, Lady Elgin, i...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Capt. L.M. Lange's Company" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Li...
Date: 1888 ca.
Description: Portrait of Horace Palmer with moustache and suit. A portion of his hair appears to be drawn onto the photograph.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...
Date: 1898-05-31 ca.
Description: The stake driving crew for the Sells Bros. & Forepaugh Circus. A group of men drive several stakes into the ground.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: A Celebrated Ottawa Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).
Description: Studio portrait of Chief Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), also known as Henry French, in partial native dress with ornaments. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winn...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders studio portrait of Louis Erickson, a private in Company B, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the R...
Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...
Description: Indians with ball-playing equipment, believed to be used in the game of Lacrosse. (Plate 21) "In devoting a few of the last pages of this work to some of...
Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...
Description: Profile studio portrait of Gegwejiwebinung or Gaygwachewaybinanung (Trying To Throw) or Gayshiqonnayyash (Swift Feather), Called Red Blanket, with Headdres...
Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Several employees on the doorstep of J.N. Hegeman Drugstore.
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.
Description: The 4th Wisconsin Cavalry's camp.
Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...
Description: Three men on shoreline of Lake Mendota, one wearing a military uniform like those worn during the 1876 Centennial Celebrations in Madison. The location app...
Description: Group portrait of the Brodhead Mandolin Club. The men are wearing suits and neckties, and all the women wear long white dresses. There are mandolins, as we...
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