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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of an invention by John Muir.

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...

Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

Date: 1860 

Description: Pencil and ink on paper. "Showing the government meander line on the left bank of Rock River and the actual course of Rock River together with the several...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Photograph

Col. John Johnston

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, waist-up seated portrait of Col. John Johnston. Johnston is pictured here as an elderly man, however he is remembered in Wiscons...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of St. John's Catherdral with the original tower.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Dr. James A. Jackson residence, 123 North Pinckney Street. Dr. Jackson is standing by the fence; his wife Sydonia Jackson is in the center, lower window, a...

Date: 1865 

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), U.S. Army Commander. Force led the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Un...

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1859 

Description: Portrait of Cassius Fairchild of Madison, the eldest son of Jairus Fairchild, about 1859. At this time he assumed responsibility for a large part of the f...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Civil War portrait of Ulysses S. Grant seated wearing a military uniform.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of a raftsman holding a rope as a second man runs towards the edge of the raft.

Date: 1876 

Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...

Map or Atlas

Platteville, Wis.

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Platteville with twenty-two locations identified below image. Town square to left of center, behind Main Street. Area bordered by Lancast...

Photograph

Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

Photograph

Dennis Murphy

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Dennis Murphy. He was born in the County of Wexford, Ireland, and came to Wisconsin on May 27, 1827.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...

Photograph

Cadets on Campus

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view across Bascom Hill on the campus of the University of Wisconsin. Student cadets in training march past South Hall down Bascom Hill.

Date: 1878 

Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...

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