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Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph view of the Fox River.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...
Description: Family in yard of large brick Greek Revival House surrounded by white, freshly painted, board fencing.
Description: This 1836 manuscript map shows the sections, windfalls, marshes, streams, prairies, acreages, and former mouth of the Pike River in what is now the eastern...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Tinted tintype portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936) as a child. He is wearing a jacket and necktie.
Description: Old, bearded man and younger woman sitting in front of the corner of a wood outbuilding surrounded by four young children. A young boy is standing at his m...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The Historical Society's early library and painting collections on display in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph was taken about 1880 befor...
Description: The fish hatchery located south of Madison. Willow trees are along the bank on the left. A field and fence are in the background.
Description: A painting of the Grignon house and surrounding land and water.
Date: 1870 after
Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with homes partially visible on the right.
Description: Broadsheet describing a pledge made by agricultural machinery manufacturers to compete fairly with one another, and not try to break up competitors' sales....
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype, Quarter-length portrait of Josiah Ficklin. Hand coloring on cheeks. Ficklin was from Lexington, Kentucky, and one of the defende...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...
Description: Jessie Turville Thwaites, wife of Reuben Gold Thwaites, picks wildflowers.
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: Map reads, "The State of Wisconsin- compiled from the latest authorities". In addition, there is a scale which is six miles for every inch, and a profile o...
Description: A bird, identified as Ixos haemorrhous, perches on a small branch. The hand-colored lithograph was produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock from William Heine's...
Description: Isabel Winslow and friends on the steps of her parents' home, 131 Langdon Street. Judge John B. Winslow and his wife had the house built in 1894.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Boys in field with shocks of grain, foreground, with log buildings and farmstead in background.
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