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Date: 1873 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward S. Morse (1838-1925), American zoologist and orientalist. As a zoologist, he discovered that brachiopods are worms rathe...

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles A. White (1826-1910), an American geologist and paleontologist. White was the State geologist of Iowa in 1866-70, and a...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Kate N. Doggett (1828-1884), American reformer. Took charge of the Academy of Science herbarium in 1869. She was a de...

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Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of Increase Lapham.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Increase Lapham.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Christopher Frost (1806-1880), Vermont botanist. Focused in area of mycology (fungi), especially Eastern North American...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Tyndall (1820-1893), Irish natural philosopher. Tyndall was one of the leading figures in Victorian science and a member o...

Photograph

Dr. Johan Bjorsten

Date: 1955-04-21 

Description: Portrait of Dr. Johan Bjorsten, President-Treasurer of Bjorksten Research Laboratories for Industry Inc. The headline for the article on the front page of...

Date: 1865 

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Charles C. Parry (1823-1890), American Botanist. Parry is most famous for his botanical research in the southern Ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Samuel Barnum Mead (1799-1880), Illinois-based physician and botanist. Mead, a pioneer in both the fields of medicine and b...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Moses Strong, a Wisconsin archaeologist who served as Lapham's assistant. His most important article was titled, "Prehistoric M...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Increase A. Lapham in suit and tie.

Photograph

Ezra Carr

Date: 1860 before

Description: Ezra S. Carr (1819-1894), one of the first members of the University of Wisconsin faculty as well as a member of the board of regents.

Date: 1854 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Lawrence Smith (1818-1883), American chemist. From 1846-1850, he worked for the Turkish government, exploring their count...

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