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Stone Octagon House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Three adults and two children are standing on the porch of a small stone octagon building. The location is unknown. A man in a horse-drawn buggy is waiting...

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.

Date: 1853 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...

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Sphinx de Gizeh

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Sphinx at Giza in Egypt. Three men are standing or sitting on the shoulder of the Sphinx, and several men are sitting in the shade below with two camel...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

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Pinckney Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View overlooking Pinckney Street on the Square with the American Hotel in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle, perched on a stars and stripe shield near a cannon at the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a flag in the background.

Date: 1871 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog. Front features an illustration of 6 hands, each labeled from A-F. The back has an illustration of the "Flying Dutchman" tr...

Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885 

Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.

Date: 1863-07-04 

Description: The surrender of Confederate troops after the battle of Vicksburg. Watercolor by Private John Gaddis of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E. ...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Date: 1887-09 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of six men sitting around a table in military uniform in an open field. On the table are pens, an inkwell, two cigar boxes and paper...

Date: 1890 

Description: Grass cutting machinery catalog cover. Features an illustration of a flying putto holding onto a cornucopia spilling flowers into a field. Birds fly in the...

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph; corner of Broad and Wisconsin Avenues. Built in 1870. E.T. Mix, architect. Victorian details decorate the six story building. A small pile of...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two young men, Carl and Roy Linnell, stand on either side of a wooden chair supporting a mounted buck's head with antlers. They are wearing dark suit jacke...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: A man driving a horse-drawn wagon filled with barrels is parked in front of the International Harvester building on S. Blount Street near Williamson Street...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

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