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Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...
Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...
Date: 1878 before
Description: A view of the Ocean House hotel with men, women, and children posing in front of it. An additional group of people stands on the third story balcony. Two...
Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Carte-de-visite studio portrait of man posing on chair in front of a painted backdrop. He has a beard and is wearing a hat, jacket, and trousers.
Description: Front cover and menu pages for a Masonic banquet, with the word "Menu" in gold-colored raised printing and two embossed fishes swimming around a branch of...
Description: Large knife presented to John F. Potter by the Republicans of Missouri, 1860.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Stereograph of a raftsman, Jim Aljoe, standing with his elbow propped on his knee holding the end of the rudder. A second man is sitting on the raft in the...
Description: This map shows the townships, roads, trails, natural land forms, vegetation, mill sites and lead and copper deposits in the Wisconsin Territory at the time...
Description: Louis and Henry Harder and Mr. and Mrs. Schildhauer pose by a tree with their bicycles parked nearby. They were probably resting during a bicycle ride on M...
Description: View of an old log house on William Wills Farm, residence of Leudwig Goetsch and bought by William Goetsch in 1846.
Description: A detail of a full-length portrait of Henry Dodge.
Description: View from sloped lawn of the Lake Mendota shoreline, with the Lucien S. Hanks boathouse in the foreground, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathous...
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: A family sits around a table on which is a wooden box with a key lock and a hinged lid, possibly with a mirror inside the lid. (a jewelry box? a music box?...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Houses by a stream in Zermatt, Switzerland. A woman is doing laundry (?) in the foreground.
Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Colonel Thomas Stephens. He was born in Devonshire, England, in May of 1815. Stephens emigrated to Wisconsin in 1836, and...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. Henry Parker Sartwell (1792-1867), American botanist.
Date: 1893-02 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing a ruffled, flower printed dress. Grace was the niece of Elizabeth...
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