Audubon’s “Birds of America,” Madison, Wisconsin, 1963.
E.B. Fred and Julie Thordarson look at an elephant folio of Audubon’s “Birds of America” that Thordarson donated to the University of Wisconsin.
via: The University of Wisconsin Collection by way of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Two girls, Kenosha county, Wisconsin, 1897.
This is the first picture ever taken by C. E. Dewey, hence the title “Dewey kids - number one.” It was taken on a 4 x 5 glass photographic plate with a large magazine camera holding 12 plates. It was taken at the rear of the home of C. A. Dewey, 417 Market Street. The young girl with the straw hat is Perdita Irene Dewey and the little girl with the small doll is Vivian Persis Dewey.
via: The State of Wisconsin Collection from the Kenosha County Historical Society by way of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.