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Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of a man fishing. The man, standing barefoot on a log, attempts to reel in a giant Bull-head fish, while another fish lurks ominously nearby....

Print

The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men wearing hats and coats, holding cigars and posing with two Dalmation dogs.

Date: 1898-11-26 before

Description: Menu for a "Banquet tendered by the Union Iron Works to the Delegation from the Badger State" given at the Palace Hotel, with an etching of the Battleship...

Photograph

The Visitation

Date:  date unknown

Description: The sculpture, The Visitation, by Luca della Robbia (1400-1482) an Italian sculptor from Florence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, Benjamin Thundercloud, posed sitting in regalia for initiation into the medicine lodge. He is holding a medicine p...

Date: 1951-02-02 before

Description: Front cover of the menu and program for the Fifth Anniversary of the Secretary-Generalship of Trygve Lie, first Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN...

Date:  

Description: Band in two lines, facing each other, on Main Street in front of the A.F. Werner Drugstore.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photomontage of a woman reeling in a huge fish. The woman, wearing a skirt, is standing on a dock overlooking a lake. White text in the upper middle portio...

Postcard

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.

Date: 1922 

Description: Forged labels imitating United States Government Revenue stamps seized by Prohibition Officers. The labels were used by bootleggers to make customers belie...

Photograph

Cemetery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gothic revival style Trinity church Wall Street and adjacent cemetery. Modern skyscrapers stand in the background.

Photograph

Piano in House

Date:  

Description: Interior with piano and a typewriter on a desk.

Map or Atlas

Madison

Date: 1978 ca.

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Shows Madison from the edge of Lake Monona stretching west. Above the map are clouds and in the distance is the edge of the world and...

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Minnie Owens, daughter of pioneer settler Nathaniel Owens, posing with a stringed instrument. She performed in Kentucky Juvenile Minstrels.

Date:  

Description: Parade with band and automobiles going up hill on Main Street past the arch.

Date: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of a giant pig in a pen. A man, standing in the pen, is holding a giant ear of corn for the pig to eat. Numerous ears of oversized corn litter...

Photograph

Tollef Olsen Family

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Tollef Olsen family posed around a table in the yard with the family dog. A framed print of a long-haired retriever is placed prominently on a chair to...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of a man fishing. The man, wearing waders and up to his knees in water, is struggling to reel in a giant bass. The words, "Nip & Tuck with a B...

Date: 2001-11 

Description: "Justy" Justman entertains Ralph Widmer and his caregiver, Eiko Olson, in Ralph's home.

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