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Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait, with accompanying obituary entry, of Major John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), American soldier, explorer, and geologist. Best known...

Photograph

Paint Testing

Date: 1944-06-28 

Description: Female chemist using C M Ambrose Company paint mixer for testing paint at the Mautz Paint and Varnish Company, 939 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1864-09-29 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William S. Sullivant (1803-1873), Ohio naturalist. Sullivant was one of the leading bryologists in the United States, focusing...

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: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of George Engelmann (1809-1884), German-American botanist. He is best known for describing the flora of the American West. Handwr...

Date: 1870-03 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Edward Tuckerman (1817-1886), American botanist and artist. Appointed professor of botany at Amherst Colleg...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Elias Durand (1794-1873), French botanist. Left France and came to America after the downfall of Emperor Napoleon. Es...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1858 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Laurits Esmark (1806-1884), Norwegian Zoologist. Esmark served as a professor of Zoology at Christiania University in...

Date: 1869 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas Potts James (1803-1882), American Botanist. Working for most of his early life as a pharmacist in Philadelphia...

Date: 1869 

Description: Increase A. Lapham in the foreground of a rock formation in Taylor's Glen with A. Holly seated on a rock in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), an American physician and naturalist who is shown in a Russian-American fur trapper's c...

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

George C. Comstock

Date: 1914-09-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George C. Comstock, University of Wisconsin-Madison astronomer.

Date: 1948-06-19 

Description: Alice Evans, internationally known bacteriologist, chatted before the graduation with General Omar Bradley, army chief of staff.

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of B.K. Emerson (1837-1928), professor of Minerology and Geology at Amherst College. Handwritten inscription at the bottom reads,...

Date: 1872 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Professor W.W. Daniels, University of Wisconsin geologist. Daniels worked as one of Increase Lapham's assistants during the Wis...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Edward Holden seated with his legs crossed.

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