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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: In a studio "gag" portrait, two men sit at a table playing cards in front of a painted backdrop. Both are showing their hands and smoking cigars. Each man...

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: Elevated view of two polar bears in their enclosure at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). A crowd is gathered behind the fence, and in the far backgroun...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Nellie Faust, who is wearing a dress with a large sash belt.

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Description: Photographic postcard of the view towards Madison from the top of Blue Mounds. Handwritten on the card is "State Capitol, 25 miles" with an arrow. Text bel...

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Description: Colorized postcard of the State Street entrance of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Bascom...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of an unidentified girl in a white dress standing on an ornate wicker chair. She is posed in front of a painted...

Postcard

Little Norway

Date: 1948 

Description: Colorized postcard of a scene at Little Norway. A man sits on a wagon chassis. He is wearing an ethnic costume. Various buildings are visible surrounded by...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait of John Maly (seated) and another man (also with the last name Maly). One man is seated and the other is perched on the arm of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Lincoln Monument on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. In the background is Bascom Hall (labeled as Main Hall on the image). A flag...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio portrait of three unidentified children, perhaps brothers and sister. The boys wear knickerbockers (knickers) and necktie...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of a boy peering at stalactites and cave onyx terraces on the Enchanted Mountain in the Cave of the Mounds.

Postcard

Calf

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young spotted calf is tethered with a rope at the Middleton family farm. There is a ladder in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of six men, three standing and three sitting. On the left is a goat. Attached to the painted backdrop, a poster for the Calumet...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of Eva Dahman Bowar in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a dark fashionable dress and jewelry. Her legs are crossed a...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of a man leaning back in a chair with his legs crossed, with a photograph is in his raised hand. He is wearing a suit with a bo...

Date: 1936 

Description: Mother lion cradling her cub at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison and the four lakes region.

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio group portrait of (left to right) Lizzie Schoepp Dahmen, Antoine Dahmen and Eva Dahmen Bowar. Eva holds a toy stuffed ani...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of a young boy, standing on the seat of an ornately carved chair. He is wearing a checkered outfit with stockings and shoes. Hi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the State Historical Library, now the headquarters building of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The text at the...

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