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Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richards' Octagon House with a horse and carriage and various people posed in front of it.

Photograph

City of Madison

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the city of Madison, seen from atop Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Photograph

James Duane Doty

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of James Duane Doty, who was a Wisconsin judge, territorial governor, congressman, and land speculator.

Photograph

Rockdale Mill

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Rockdale mill, a grist and sawmill built in 1847 by Thomas and Nathan Van Horn.

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1859 

Description: This 1859 railroad map shows counties, cities, rivers and lakes in the entire state of Wisconsin. It includes an inset depicting the railroads in Milwaukee...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed standing in front of a painted backdrop in the opening of a gate on a fence. S...

Date: 1893 

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with The Atlanta Cyclorama as a backdrop. Included in the...

Date: 1899-10-29 

Description: A large group of relatives, including men, women and children, are gathered together indoors.

Photograph

Sphinx de Gizeh

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Sphinx at Giza in Egypt. Three men are standing or sitting on the shoulder of the Sphinx, and several men are sitting in the shade below with two camel...

Date: 1865 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of John Torrey (1796-1863), American botanist. Worked as New York state botanist from 1836. Handwritten inscription at...

Date: 1849-07-11 

Description: Sweetwater River in Wyoming; sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon Trail).

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: James Gates Percival's old armchair, upholstered with carpeting. The chair is displayed outdoors, sitting on a crocheted throw in the grass with trees in t...

Date: 1899-08-14 

Description: August and William Kuckhahn posing with an Aultman-Taylor steam traction engine.

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posing sitting and a Ho-Chunk boy posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. Susie Kingswan (HeNuKah)...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype of Mary La Follette and her four children, left to right, Robert M. La Follette, Sr., Josephine, William, and (standing) El...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the East Koshkonong Church, a stone church built in 1858 and rebuilt in 1893. One grave marking and a stone fence are in the foreground.

Photograph

Young Woman in Snow

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman dressed in a winter coat, hat and muff. Her coat has been turned back to reveal the ruffles on the bottom of her s...

Date: 1875 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lancaster, with inset of Monument for the Soldiers of Grant County.

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