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Old Abe on a Cannon

Old Abe on a Cannon | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:75095
Creation Date:1879  
Creator Name:Bennett, H. H. (Henry Hamilton), 1843-1908
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:H.H. Bennett papers, 1790s-1998 (bulk 1856-1998)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6062A AS 517.01
Original Dimensions:7 x 4.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
See Image IDs: 79597, 64791 for similar views.
SUBJECTS
Wisconsin State Capitol
Cities and towns
Ordnance
Outdoor photography
Mascots
Birds
Signs and symbols

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