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Date: 1850 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of William Augustus Prentiss. He was born in Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts on March 24, 1799. He came to Wiscon...

Photograph

George H. Walker

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George H. Walker, who was born in Lynchburgh, Campbell County, Virginia, October 5th, 1812. He emigrated to Wisconsin in Oc...

Date: 1851 

Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior view of Reverend J.A. Ottesen's library, with a chair, a dictionary opened on a stand and a framed photograph on top of books on a shelf. Entitled...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Walker Castle, 1862-1893, 900 block East Gorham Street, and surrounding trees. Caption on the print reads, "The Old Castle"

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, prepared from drawings by Bayard Taylor, depicts two highly colored fish, identified as Serranus tsirimenara, top, and

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad featuring an illustration of Uncle Sam stretched from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean....

Photograph

Vilas House

Date: 1874 before

Description: Vilas House from Capitol Park, East Main Street and Monona Avenue.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

Photograph

Mrs. Robinson

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of Mrs. Robinson. Head and shoulders portrait facing slightly right but looking forward. She is has shoulder length ringlets, a is wearin...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Soldiers in formation at Camp Randall during winter. The season [there appears to be snow on the ground] and the tents indicate that this image was made in...

Photograph

Group on Steamer

Date: 1899-07-16 

Description: A group of children and adults sitting outdoors on the steamer "Sheboygan." Three women and four children, one in a stroller, are gathered near the railing...

Photograph

Frame Church

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Finely detailed frame church with vestibule and steeple, enclosed with picket fencing with a hitching post in front.

Date: 1836 

Description: This map is oriented with the north to the lower right. Lake Michigan, the Menomonie River, and the Milwaukee River are labeled. Depths are shown by isolin...

Photograph

Soldier's Monument

Date: 1884 

Description: Proposed Soldier's Monument illustration (erected in 1884) printed on a certificate of membership to the Racine Soldiers Monument Association.

Photograph

S.C. Thomas House

Date: 1898 

Description: The home of S.C. Thomas.

Date: 1859 

Description: 1859 sectional map of the state of Wisconsin.

Photograph

Mrs. Gorham

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of a quarter-length portrait of Mrs. Gorham. She is wearing a dark dress with a white collar, drop earrings, and a collar pin. Hand-color...

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