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Date: 1877 ca.

Description: "Professor R. B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. A...

Date: 1880 

Description: Charcoal portrait of George Baxter Burrows. A Wisconsin State Senator (1878-1882) and real estate broker, he willed his twelve-acre Lake Mendota frontage e...

Date: 1879-02-08 

Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Shaded drawings with size dimensions for plans of "Tents used in Civil War."
Upper left, "18. ft diam 'SIBLEY' TENT."
Upper right, "18. ft diam HASK...

Date: 1895 

Description: Back cover of catalog for Deering Harvester Company. Features an illustration of men, women and children riding on agricultural machinery pulled by horses....

Date: 1867 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Spencer Fullerton Baird (1823-1887), American ornithologist and ichthylogist. In 1838, Baird met John James Audubon, after whic...

Date: 1870 

Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...

Photograph

McPherson Farm

Date: 1863-07-15 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the McPherson farm buildings near the site of the Gettysburg battlefield. Two figures appear on the right side: Mathew Brady standing and hi...

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Belle Case La Follette upon her graduation from the University of Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: The first Long Tail Point Lighthouse.

Date: 1862 

Description: This map of the southeastern United States shows forts and battlefields, railroads, rivers, and cities and towns. Dates of admission and secession of the s...

Date: 1878 

Description: Elevated view of several buildings making up the Sheboygan Falls Tannery, which was owned by proprietor C.S. Weisse. Weisse is at the far right, standing w...

Map or Atlas

Wisconsin School Lands

Date: 1889 

Description: Eight diagrams that describe the topography and vegetation of school sections in the towns of Clear Creek and Ludington in Eau Claire County; Sigel in Chip...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, 19th Louisiana Regiment, painted in 1885. It was painted by Eugen Bracht's Berlin-based pa...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A blue border with white stars, each named for the states in the Union and the Confederacy. Inside on the right the word "UNION" appears, the top of the le...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is posed in a yard. Behind them is a man with a sword near the front door of a two-story bracket style frame house with a parapet roof and shutter...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Stereograph from the Panorama of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Confederate Fortifications, General Sheridan's Horses in Road, painted in 1885. It was pai...

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