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Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Photograph

Wisconsin National Guard

Date: 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin National Guard lined up at Camp Douglas.
Photograph

New Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory & Machine Shop

Date: 1887
Description: Engraving of an elevated view of Science Hall, Chemical Laboratory and Machine Shop on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Photograph

Railroad Office

Date: 1887
Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...
Photograph

First Attempt

Date: 1887
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."
Photograph

Trials and Tribulations of Amateur Photography

Date: 1887
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype print and an albumen print looking toward Lake Michigan.
Photograph

Hand Engine of Volunteer Fire Department

Date: 1887
Description: Peter Selb, Ben Dietrich, J.A. Lockwood, Matt Dietrich, and John Downing pose around the hand engine of the volunteer fire department. All but Selb were ch...
Manuscript

Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods

Date: 1887
Description: A list of nine reasons to use co-operative-made goods, entitled "Reasons Why You Should Use Co-operative-Made Goods in Preference To All Others". This was...
Manuscript

Co-operative Collars and Cuffs

Date: 1887
Description: Advertisement for K. of L. Brand Co-operative Collars and Cuffs showing illustrations of collars. It includes the statement "The Only Union Made Collars".
Photograph

Lumber Rafts in Narrows

Date: 1887
Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.
Photograph

Mrs. Grover Cleveland

Date: 1887
Description: Formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Frances Folsom Cleveland, wife of President Grover Cleveland, during his first term.
Photograph

Spoon Decorah

Date: 1887
Description: Studio portrait of prominent Winnebago man Spoon-de-Kaury, or Spoon Decorah. He is seated, holding a walking cane.
Map or Atlas

La Crosse, Wis., County Seat of La Crosse County

Date: 1887
Description: Bird's-eye map of La Crosse, with six insets including residences, a store front, The John Gund Brewing Company, and C. & J. Michel Brewing Company.
Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Harvester Co. Catalog

Date: 1887
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...
Book or Pamphlet

Milwaukee Junior Grain Binder

Date: 1887
Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...
Map or Atlas

Perspective Map of West Superior, Wis.

Date: 1887
Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, on Lake Superior.
Map or Atlas

Wisconsin Fish Hatchery, Fitchburg, Near Madison

Date: 1887
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Wisconsin Fish Hatchery at Fitchburg.
Photograph

Capitol Square Parade

Date: 1887
Description: Military parade on Main Street honoring President Grover Cleveland's visit to Madison. Soldiers are marching to meet the President and crowds are watching...
Book or Pamphlet

Excelsior Harvesting Machines Catalog Cover

Date: 1887
Description: Cover of advertising catalog for the Excelsior line of harvesting machines manufactured by Hoover and Gamble. Features an illustration title: "Napoleon cro...
Print

Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1887
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.

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