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Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Blue Mounds, Hollow Run, Bogies Hollow Run, Bear Creek, East Bre...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: An engraving from a photograph of Samuel Tilden.

Photograph

Arthur Pugh

Date: 1885 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Arthur Pugh standing. He was the captain of the Lakeside Polo Club. He is wearing a cap, athl...

Date: 1862-09-24 

Description: A proclamation by Confederate Major General Loring asserting the soundness of Confederate currency and encouraging citizens to use it in trade and accept i...

Print

"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

Photograph

Cary Bass with Hoop

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son, Edward Cary Bass, with a hoop. There is a lattice fence behind him.

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.

Date: 1853-10-17 

Description: An engraving of the second Wisconsin State Capitol (the first built in Madison) that appeared on the notes of the State Bank of Madison, the first bank org...

Date: 1853-07-20 

Description: Half plate daguerreotype of Governor William Barstow (1813-1865). Quarter-length, facing forward, hand-in-waistcoat.

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1892 

Description: Interior of shop. John Liegeois is sitting on bench, Louis is at wheel. A young child with a hat sits on a bench, and another man is also standing near the...

Map or Atlas

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Fond du Lac, looking north west, with two insets of the P.H. Stamm residence, and the Proposed Lakeside Park. thirty-five locations iden...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...

Print

Camp Randall

Date: 1861 

Description: Christmas and New Years greeting card from Hosea W. Rood, presumably sent to his comrades of the 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Company E, who had been...

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