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Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. People are sitting and walking on the lawn. For a re...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the raft's crew.

Date: 1825 

Description: Survey of Lake Superior including Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Photograph

Bug-u-ma-ge-sik

Date: 1899 

Description: Bug-u-ma-ge-sik, the Indian outlaw who caused the Ojibwa-Pillager Battle at Sugar Point on Bear Lake.

Drawing

Comanche Combat

Date: 1890-09 

Description: Combat between a Comanche (left) and a Kiowa (right) done by a Comanche boy, at Kiowa, Comanche, and Wichita Agency, Oklahoma.

Photograph

Iron Mine

Date: 1880-08 

Description: Men working in an iron mine.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A man with a beard sits in a chair next to a boy and a girl, all posed with an informality unusual for a Dahl photograph. Behind them a younger man carries...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

Photograph

George S. Willis

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of George S. Willis. He was born in Winfield, Herkimer County, New York. Willis came to Wisconsin in January of 1836 and res...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of General William Irvine. The portrait shows General Irvine in his military uniform. General Irvine served as a...

Date: 1858 

Description: Original sketch drawn by Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth in 1858 at Madison, Wisconsin, and presented to N.B. Van Slyke. Col. Ellsworth commanded the 1st Zouaves a...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Iron Bridge across Mississippi" photographed during "The Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as described in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogu...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church.

Date: 1899 

Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison, as seen from East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Postcard

Devil's Doorway

Date: 1898 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Devil's Doorway rock formation overlooking Devil's Lake.

Photograph

Capitol Avenue

Date: 1896-03-15 

Description: Winter view down Capitol Avenue, possibly in Maple Bluff.

Photograph

Children with Dogs

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two children pose on a lawn seated on a buggy; one child holds a kitten, and another kitten sits in the wagon near the other child. Two dogs sit on the gro...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Sarah B. Winn house on South Henry Street. The house is decoratively painted in two tones which are divided by a string course between...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

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