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Old Abe on a Cannon



Old Abe on a Cannon
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Title: Old Abe on a Cannon
Description: Stereograph portrait of Old Abe, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry at the capital building. Rear view of Old Abe perched on a shield with American stars and stripes painted on it. The shield leans on a cannon and a stone building is visible in the background. Included in Bennett's Wayside Gems series.

Image ID: 75095
Creation
Date:
1879 
Creator
Name:
Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843 - 1908
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908 : Papers, 1843-1998
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
See Image IDs: 79597, 64791 for similar views.
Subjects: Cities and towns
Wisconsin State Capitol
Mascots
Signs and symbols
Birds
Ordnance
Outdoor photography
 

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