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Photograph

Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

Photograph

Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girl (probably Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter), opening a decorative gate. She is posed inside a local church. The Bass family attended the Me...

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior of the newly-constructed Tremont House hotel on Main Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man, identified as Stevens, and his family posing outdoors.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Montello, county seat of Marquette County. The granite quarry, woolen mill, and planing mill are clearly identified. A steamboat on Buf...

Doctor and Amateur Photographer

Discover the career of amateur photographer and doctor Edward Bass who surprised people with his near-overnight success and natural talent.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family seated around a piano in their home.

Date: 1927 

Description: Two women pose outside their lakefront cabin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Photograph

Unidentified Woman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman in a fancy dress and wearing a decorative comb in her hair.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

Date: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

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