Old Abe on a Cannon | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Old Abe on a Cannon

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DESCRIPTION

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.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 75095

Creation Date: 1879 

Creator Name: Bennett, Henry Hamilton, 1843-1908

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908 : H.H. Bennett papers, 1790s-1998 (bulk 1856-1998)

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: Album 17.50b

Original Dimensions: 7 x 4.25 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

See Image IDs: 79597, 64791 for similar views.

SUBJECTS

Animals

Architecture

Birds

Cities and towns

Human settlements

Mascots

Military art and science

Ordnance

Outdoor photography

Persons

Signs and symbols

Wisconsin State Capitol

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