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Date: 1879 ca.

Description: View of campers and tents at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...


John Catlin

Date: 1894 

Description: A portrait of John Catlin at the age of 42.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass as a child standing in a yard with her mother, Ada, standing with hand on hip, and unidentified family members. The Burlingame family home is...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: A group of campers at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison, Wisconsin. They are equipped with German exercise equipment (exercise pi...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Portrait of William Freeman Vilas (1840-1908), Civil War and United States Senator, taken while he was a student at the University of Wisconsin.


Libby Prison

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Dalles and the Saint Croix River with man in the foreground.

Date: 1863 

Description: "Colonel B.J. Sweet's 21st Wisconsin Volunteer Regiments" Lithograph of the 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, on Parade at Camp Bragg (now Menomi...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a well-dressed young man.


Henry Merrell

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Henry Merrell. He was born in Utica, New York, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1834. Merrell settled at Fort Winnebago.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.


N.B. Van Slyke

Date: 1872-07-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of N.B. Van Slyke at the age of 50 years.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front of card with an illustration over an orange background of a man using a team of horses to pull a reaper in a field.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Men in a field with low hills in the background. Several men are on horseback. One man is riding a horse-drawn corn binder. All the men are wearing sombrer...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of Colonel Robert Weakley. Col. Weakley served as a Representative from Tennessee; born in Halifax County, Va., Jul...


Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1883 

Description: A portrait of Andrew Dahl.

Date: 1893 after

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue showing men and women on the sidewalks and the Hotel Pfister in the background.

Date: 1883 

Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...

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