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Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Lydia Remsen Draper sitting in a chair, (Mrs. Lyman C. Draper, Dr. Draper's first wife) and adopted daughter Helen, (died 1864...
Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...
Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The first three drawings show pigs being l...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of a crowd visiting Greenwood Brewery. Individuals pictured include: First row, left to right: Anton Novy, Edward McDonough, Frank R...
Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.
Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The illustration shows a bouquet of wild flowers and plants in the foreground over...
Description: Outdoor group portrait of Company M, 3rd Wisconsin National Guard posed in front of tents at Camp Douglas.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...
Description: Proclamation of amnesty by Confederate Major General Loring, offering "Christian charity" to citizens who have been armed by the Union if they surrender th...
Date: 1897 after
Description: A young girl in a coat and hat standing on a scale that is chained to a post.
Description: This map of the Battle of Chattanooga depicts roads, railroads, drainage, vegetation, relief, and the names of residents in the outlying areas. Fourteen Wi...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a Spanish couple from Salamanca in "native" Salamancan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: 627 North Lake Street. A cyanotype view looking northeast at the intersection of Lake Street and Mendota Court. This house was built in 1892 for the Chi...
Description: Members of the Frautschi family pose at the Christian Frautschi Furniture Store. From left to right are Alice, Irving, Christian and Arthur Frautschi.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for Osborne harvesting machinery, featuring a color illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Nebraska Winnebago John Littlewalker. John is wearing two Ho-Chunk beaded bandolier bags across his chest, indicating his wealth and his status as an eligi...
Description: A woman pours tea for her friends seated outdoors at a table.
Description: Map of Wisconsin Dells area.
Description: Portrait of Harrison Ludington, the future 13th governor of Wisconsin (left) and Talbot C. Dousman (right). They are both wearing top hats and suits. They...
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