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Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

Photograph

Cavalry Skirmish

Date: 1862-11-12 

Description: Watercolor of a skirmish between the 7th Kansas Cavalry, Company A of the 12th Wisconsin Infantry, & Jackson's Rebel Cavalry near Lamar, Mississippi.

Date: 1897 

Description: Back cover of catalog with red background, text and decorative frames in gold ink, and an illustration in black ink of a man riding a Janesville Rotary Dis...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Photograph

Raft of Lumber

Date: 1887 

Description: A raft of lumber which has been floated down the Wisconsin River to be broken up and sold. Two men stand on the raft, each near lumber stacked on a cart, o...

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of men uses a McCormick wire grain binder led by two horses to harvest a field crop. A horse-drawn carriage is in the background. The original capt...

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

Photograph

Wade House

Date: 1858 

Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.

Date: 1893 

Description: Calendar with the months of February and March, 1893. Features an illustration of a woman sitting on the top of a globe. She holds a wreath, and rests her...

Photograph

Fairchild Block

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer harvests grain using a McCormick grain binder pulled by two horses in a field. The platform of the binder holds a sheaf of grain along with unboun...

Date: 1896 

Description: Tree-lined State Street from Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Traffic on State Street includes a well-dressed gentlemen on horseb...

Date: 1899-06-12 after

Description: Elevated view over water, perhaps Hatfield Lake, of damage to houses and property caused by a tornado. Groups of people are scattered throughout the town.

Date: 1871 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...

Date: 1889 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of ten men standing behind a team of two horses in the snow. Standing directly behind the horses in front of the sled loaded with lo...

Date: 1895-12-11 

Description: View of the construction area of the Wisconsin Central Railway, looking southeast at Shipyard Point with workers and a team of horses.

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: George "Uncle Riley" Thompson and his wife and children pose on their farm. The family are, from left to right: Bessie, mother Julia holding Rosie, Mamie (...

Book or Pamphlet

Slave Catchers

Date: 1849 ca.

Description: Drawing of two slave catchers pointing guns at two runaway slaves.

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