Old Abe on a Cannon
Stereograph portrait of Old Abe, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry at the capital building. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a shield with American stars and stripes painted on it. The shield leans on a cannon and a stone building is visible in the background. Included in Bennett's Wayside Gems series.
Image ID: 75095
Creation Date: 1879
Creator Name: Bennett, Henry Hamilton, 1843-1908
Collection Name: Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908 : H.H. Bennett papers, 1790s-1998 (bulk 1856-1998)
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: Album 17.50b
Original Dimensions: 7 x 4.25 inches
See Image IDs: 79597, 64791 for similar views.
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