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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Date: 1877-07-04 ca.

Description: "From Sullivan's Block, outside Park Hotel, soldiers in a square," one of four "Different Views of Parades in the Streets" identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catal...

Painting

Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Photograph

The Carlisle House

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Carlisle House on Brodhead Street. The building is surrounded by the Commercial Hotel, a billiard parlor, and J. Orbrecht's Variety Store.

Date: 1898 

Description: Cavalry on a barge are going from or returning to Bear Island at the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Island.

Photograph

Fire Ruins

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the ruins after the fire of April 28, 1875.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on foot and horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 7). "The buffalo is a harmless and timid animal until severely wounded, or closely pursued, when it...

Date: 1875 

Description: This hand-colored map of Wisconsin and the western portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula depicts the township survey grid and identifies counties, named to...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of a prosperous farmstead from a neighboring hill. Two people and a horse-drawn vehicle are in front of a board fence in the foreground. An elaborat...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Camp of the Gros Ventres along the upper Missouri River, with white travelers passing by in a boat.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: An original poster advertising the eleventh annual railroad picnic, taking place at Devil's Lake State Park on Saturday, July 27, 1889. In the advertiseme...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1862-08-20 

Description: Confederate wildcat money used during the Civil War.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Elevated view of North Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Science Hall, Lake Mendota and the city of Madison on the isthmus are visible in...

Photograph

Perry H. Smith

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Perry H. Smith.

Date: 1814-08-27 

Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...

Date: 1831 

Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun," Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...

Drawing

Oak Trees

Date: 1852-09 

Description: Pencil drawing of oak trees on in the oak savanna setting. The illustrated trees have dead branches but still sprout some live leaves.

Date: 1852 

Description: Pencil drawing of trees around the shore of a lake from across a field.

Date: 1898 

Description: This 1898 map shows the contour depths of the Chain O' Lakes in Waupaca County, Wisconsin, and includes 15 cross sections of the lakes. Roads, parks, the W...

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