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Date: 1898 

Description: A woman in a bathing suit stands on the beach and holds what appears to be a seashell. The ocean is visible in the background. This image is contained with...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared from drawings by Perry expedition draftsman Hamilton Patterson of specimens collected in the waters of Japan. Included a...

Photograph

Portage Railroad

Date: 1884 

Description: A group of men and boys posed around Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive # 313, a switch engine. The Fox House is in the background.

Date: 1867 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Watertown on the Rock River,"drawn from nature."

Date: 1885 after

Description: Formal group portrait of the students attending the Milwaukee Day School for the Oral Instruction of the Deaf. The first public day school for the deaf, es...

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of the Gunder Larson Family. Front row: Mary Jane Rodgers Larson, Arthur Larson, Gunder Larson. Back row: Margaret Slossen Lars...

Photograph

Elderly Man Fishing

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view over water towards an elderly man using a long pole to fish from a steep rock ledge on the opposite shoreline.

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's reaper and mower. Includes the headline "15,000 sold in the last four years." An order form is attached to the bottom of t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A group of five men stand and sit around a McCormick grain binder.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A family portrait of the Peter Schuster Family in front of a painted backdrop.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Andrew Proudfit house at the corner of Fairchild Street and West Washington Avenue. The steeple and neighboring triangular window belong to the First Bapti...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Historical Object

Lydia C. Sawyer

Date: 1837 before

Description: Hollow-cut silhouette of Lydia C. Sawyer, who died Feb. 11, 1837 at age 22. Portrait faces right (proper left), with hair up, and a fringed collar.

Date: 1866 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of James Hall (1811-1898), American geologist and paleontologist. Thought to be the top American invertebrate paleontol...

Photograph

Rundell Residence

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of the home of Samuel Rundell with large group assembled in front of the house.

Date: 1887 

Description: Lillie Langtry is in character as the adventuress Lena Despard from the play "As in a Looking-Glass." In this full-length portrait, she is seated, facing...

Date: 1876-07 

Description: Elevated view from the Park Hotel looking east to the corner of Carroll and Main Streets in Madison. Soldiers are in formation as a part of the centennial...

Print

Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

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