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Date: 1890 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders studio portrait of Harriet Bell Merrill.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph from the Chicago Panorama of the Battle of Gettysburg Representing Pickett's Charge at 4 P.M., July 3rd, 1863: Field Hospital on the Right of C...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The first Long Tail Point Lighthouse.

Date: 1894 

Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration titled: "Young Canada, 'I wonder what they are doing on the other side," and "Merry Christmas." A young boy is l...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1892 

Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites seated at his desk in his office at the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Drawing

Graph Invention

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a graph-making invention.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The R. Daniel Rickelsen Rickelsen family is gathered around a table in a yard. A man holds a stick, and a clay pipe sits on the table. The frame house behi...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Two tone lithograph of a pile of Lake Superior whitefish and trout on the lakeshore with a man and boat in the background.

Date: 1844 

Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3). "Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...

Date: 1871 

Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Daguerreotype of Frederick Moessner wearing a fireman's hat for Madison Engine Co. No. 2. He was one of the original members of Madison Fire Company No. 2,...

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...

Photograph

Fort Sumter

Date: 1861 

Description: Stereograph of exterior of Fort Sumter.

Date: 1889-10 

Description: South side of Ink Stand and Sugar Bowl. Hattie and John Bennett in the boat; Nellie Bennett seated beneath the tree.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view from shoreline of the rock formation in the dalles of the Wisconsin River. A man is paddling a canoe in the foreground. Printed...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Costumed students act out a scene from Cardinal's Play outdoors near a wooded area at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The college was founded by the S...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Men in a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad station.

Date: 1886 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul railroad locomotive no. 1, the Menomonee at a station with four people standing nearby.

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