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Map or Atlas

America

Date: 1576 

Description: Map of America. This is the oldest map in the Parker collection. It is based on the geography of Ortelius, who is considered to be the creator of the first...

Date: 1957-10-09 

Description: The 19th annual Wisconsin Printmakers Exhibition was held for the first time at the Memorial Union. Dorothy Angevine, at left, chats with Leonora Courtenay...

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Beauty salon triptych in the window of the Sampson Building at the intersection of La Crosse & 4th Streets.

Date: 1957-10-09 

Description: The 19th annual Wisconsin Printmakers Exhibition was held for the first time at the Memorial Union. Two works by Alfred Sessler, a professor of art educati...

Photograph

A Sailing Ship

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration of a three-masted sailing ship in the ocean.

Date: 1984-10 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, the curator emeritus of Iconographic collections at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, poses in front of one of his Thematic Panel...

Date: 1858 

Description: Map of the Lake Superior region showing the railroad and steamboat connections.

Date: 1905 

Description: A portrait, possibly a self-portrait, of Clara Middleton seated in her home. She wears a large hat; her gloves rest in her lap. There is a jardiniere with...

Map or Atlas

Map of St. Augustine

Date: 1655 

Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Halftone print of a perspective drawing of model home B11. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He asserted that the home would ha...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

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Description: Group of children at the Cherry Street branch of the Evansville Public Library using steropticons to view stereograph images. Bookshelves line the back wal...

Photograph

Obey and Nelson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Congressman David Obey and Senator Gaylord Nelson in a thoughtful moment. On the wall in the background are landscape photographs.

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, Curator of the Iconographic Collections (1954-1972), State Historical Society of Wisconsin, examining photographs received from the Mil...

Date: 1513 

Description: Waldseemüller, Martin; Orbis typus universalis ivxta hydrographorum traditionem. From the supplement to Ptolemy's Geographia. Woodcut map, hand-colored. On...

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Description: Interior view of the Madison Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by a $75,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of cardboard mountin...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Unidentified woman posed sitting in front of a dressing table with a tall mirror. She is wearing eyeglasses, a hat with feathers, and a long coat with what...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Etching of a covered bridge by Alice Standish Buell (1892-1964).

Date: 1917-02 

Description: Interior view of the Medford Public Library. Reverse of photograph reads: "Medford Wis, Feb 1917." On the left a flag, and a pine branch swag, adorn the do...

Photograph

Paul Vanderbilt

Date: 1956-04 

Description: Paul Vanderbilt, Curator of the Iconographic Collections (1954-1972), State Historical Society of Wisconsin, examining photographs received from the Mil...

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