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Painting

William Hall

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Hall of Tennessee.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising poster depicting a mower, reaper, hay wagon, and family picnic in a rural setting. Printed by Edward Mendel for C.H. McCormick & Bro. Includes...

Date: 1884 

Description: "Cottage" sewing room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for girls, depicting a class of young girls handling fabrics, sewing, and working with sewing mach...

Map or Atlas

Manitowoc County Map

Date: 1878 

Description: Outline map of Manitowoc County. Includes engraving of Wisconsin State Seal at bottom right.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Site of the Battle of Antietam. The bloody lane.

Photograph

Hampton Institute

Date: 1872 after

Description: A view of female students working in the fields with hoes. Behind them are various college buildings.

Photograph

Meggett Residence

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Meggett residence at the corner of Jones and River Streets.

Photograph

Family around House

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Women stand in the yard, with a man standing on porch of the house with a shovel. The frame house has a porch on two sides. There are two children standing...

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Office of the State Board of Control, Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.

Historical Object

Caroline A. Alllcott Stone

Date: 1834 before

Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men and women ascend a staircase toward a shoe store as horses and carriages travel along the street below. The sign on the store reads, "Victor LaFrance R...

Painting

John W. Quinney

Date: 1849 

Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).

Date: 1862-09 

Description: General McClellan's Headquarters Guard, the 93rd New York Volunteers.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Wooman wearing gauzy clothing and posed in front of a painted backdrop. Her hair is styled in a pompadour.

Date: 1849-07-25 

Description: Fort Bridger in Wyoming, with wagon parts and teepees, where Wilkins camped for a night; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to Califo...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an elderly couple, both seated in chairs in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1847 

Description: A geological, hand-colored map of Wisconsin north and west of the Wisconsin River, as well as portions of eastern Minnesota and Iowa from the Mississippi t...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map and chart showing a geological cross-section from Rockingham, in present-day Scott County, Iowa, through Blue Mounds to the Wisconsin Ri...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

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