Quarter-length oval portrait of Ebenezer Brigham, founder of the first major community in the Blue Mounds of Wisconsin, which included a mine, frontier inn, and mercantile establishment. He was born in Shrewsbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts on April 28, 1789. Brigham came to Illinois in May of 1818 and to Wisconsin in August of 1822. He settled at Blue Mounds in 1828.
Image ID: 11700
Creation Date: 1856
Creator Name: Fuller and Johnson
Collection Name: Johnson and Fuller (Photographers : Madison, Wis.) : Wisconsin souvenir from Johnson and Fuller, 1856
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 60.2b
Original Dimensions: 6.5 x 9 inches
Clothing and dress
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