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Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards octagon house.

Date: 1859 

Description: This map of the entire state of Wisconsin depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, railro...

Date: 1862-04 before

Description: Stationery depicting the fortifications around Washington, D.C., during the second year of the Civil War: Arlington Heights, directly across the Potomac Ri...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn mower as it makes its way down a dirt road between split-rail fences towards a barn.

Date: 1812-07-29 

Description: A handwritten order to evacuate Ft. Dearborn.

Photograph

Barnyard Scene

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View down dirt road of farm buildings and a windmill. In the background in front of a barn men stand with horses near a fence.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.

Date: 1821 

Description: Plan of the settlement of Green Bay.

Date: 1892 

Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Tunisian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as...

Date: 1876 

Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...

Print

Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereo view of a lake scene in Madison, probably looking south on Lake Monona at a boat race in progress. From the series "The Beauties of the City of Madi...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.

Painting

Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Conant Farmstead.

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Date: 1865 

Description: The ruins of a railroad depot after General Sherman's men burned the town near the end of the Civil War. Plate 61

Date: 1898 

Description: Crowd around fountain at Wisconsin State Capitol for a 50-year celebration. There are decorations hanging from the fountain, and flower arrangements are ar...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Two couples in a horse-drawn wagon outside of a commercial frame structure, probably a store.

Photograph

Philetus Sawyer

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Philetus Sawyer, congressman, U.S. Senator, and Oshkosh lumber baron (1816-1900). During the 1880s and 1890s Sawyer was one of a small group of conservati...

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