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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Wisconsin National Guard members at the firing range. In the foreground, one man fires as two others watch. Several similar groups can be seen in the backg...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: A stereograph of the Confederate prison Castle Thunder.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map shows townships, landownership, roads, railroads, and swampland in Jefferson County. There is an inset maps showing the towns of: Watertown, Jeffe...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: General store and post office. Hans Johsnon, Newport's founder, is shown on the porch. The post office was established on October 17, 1882, with Johnson...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.

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...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters. Mount Scopus is in the distance.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: This blueprint map shows lot and block numbers, streets, and right of way for the Two Rivers Branch railroad. The map covers land west to sections 22 and 2...

Date: 1899 

Description: View across Bascom Hill of Music Hall and Library on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1877 

Description: A hand-colored map of Wisconsin showing counties, township gridlines, river systems, and railroad routes throughout the state. The map also includes porti...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Pope's Army Tandem

Date: 1896-02 

Description: Engraved image of a Pope's Army Tandem bicycle outfitted with skis, two sleep rolls, a rifle, and two hand guns.

Photograph

Raft Construction

Date: 1865 

Description: Raft construction on the water.

Date: 1873 

Description: A map of the township of Montrose from the "Atlas of Dane County."

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Mr. Beaty photographed out-of-doors against a dark backdrop.

Date: 1898-01-13 

Description: Elevated view of State Historical Society of Wisconsin, under construction, showing the first floor of building, with Music Hall in the background.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Elbridge F. and Mary D. Ayer. Seated three-quarter figures, man on left, woman on right. Elbridge wears suit, vest and bow tie...

Photograph

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Pre-Civil War portrait of Lucius Fairchild wearing a hat.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Sunrise over Lake Monona and the Madison, Wisconsin isthmus, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol building in the distance.

Date: 1865 

Description: "Strategy or Change of Base". Photographic card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in women's clothing hoping to reach the Miss...

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