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Altar Boy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Raymond Bowar dressed in his altar boy robe and holding an incense burner.

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women gathered around a table in front of a painted backdrop. One woman rests her forearm on her friends shoulder and...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite of Forest Middleton, wearing a sailor suit. He is posed resting his head on a large dog. Both are lying on a fur rug.

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Description: Eight Scandinavian men in suits and ties sit and stand in two rows posing for a formal studio portrait. Behind them is a curtain and part of a painted back...

Postcard

Mother and Child

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of mother and child in front of a painted backdrop. The woman is seated and wearing a black dress, the toddler is standing and dressed in w...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop and a tree stump. They are i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four young men pose in front of a painted backdrop with their heads together for a group studio portrait.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

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Description: Man petting dog, who is sitting on a chair, inside the photographic studio. There is a large studio camera on the left, several pieces of studio furniture,...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of woman posing with her violin and bow. She wears a large white bow in her hair.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton plays "Guess Who?" with his grandmother. He stands on a small footstool; she is seated in a chair holding a newspaper or magazine. On the...

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Description: Full-length portrait of a lady in a floor-length dark dress and elaborate flowered hat standing and holding an umbrella in front of a painted studio backdr...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of three young Ho-Chunk woman posed in front of a painted backdrop. Addie Littlesoldier Lewis (KzunchJeKahRayWinKah)is seated b...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Governor Lucius Fairchild, and his wife, Frances (Bull) Fairchild.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two women wearing fashionable long coats and large hats with hatpins.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of a seated woman and a standing girl in front of a painted backdrop. The woman is wearing a dark dress with a clasped collar and has...

Photograph

Photos on Display

Date: 1989-01 

Description: Photographers Edgar Mueller and Ernie Anheuser display some of Ernie's photos.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of two men posed sitting in a painted rowboat prop in front of a painted backdrop. The man on the right has his hand in the "water" and i...

Photograph

Milo Seeley

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of 2nd Lieutenant Milo Suley, Company F, 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, sitting in a chair an...

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