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Date: 1861 ca.

Description: "View of Springfield, MO. Frmonts [sic] Army in Possesion [sic]." Several people and a horse are in the foreground, and city buildings are in the backgroun...

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1862-06-19 

Description: Illustration depicting crowd attending the presentation of a sword to General Burnside.


Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1862-12-17 

Description: Illustration depicting a battle. In the foreground injured soldiers are gathered on and around the porch and yard of a house. In the background are columns...

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Date: 1860-04-23 

Description: Drawing of The National Democratic Convention in session at Charleston, South Carolina.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...

Date: 1862-02-15 

Description: "The 2nd and 7th Iowa and the 52nd Indiana headed by General Smith storming up the rebel works at Fort Donelson causing its surrender to General Grant the...

Date: 1881-05-30 

Description: Engraving of a sketch by Joseph Pennell showing a parade of League of American Wheelmen bicyclists along Commonwealth Avenue between Dartmouth Street and W...


Men and Cannons

Date: 1862 

Description: Cannons aimed out of several openings. Soldiers are working with cannons.

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...


The Household

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Features a drawing of a farmhouse, trees and grounds in winter...

Date: 1858 

Description: Large group of people leaving a steam ship, some transporting large chests of their belongings.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

Date: 1889-07-06 

Description: Illustration depicting a boy and a girl joining hands at a crossroads, with a choice of "The Freethought Road" or "The Orthodox Route".

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1858-11-20 

Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...

Date: 1873 

Description: Poster entitled "Reformers Of 1873" with depictions of Governor William R. Taylor, Lt. Governor Charles D. Parker, Secretary Peter Doyle, Treasurer Ferdina...


American House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A drawing of the American House, 1 North Pinckney Street. It burned down in a fire in 1868.

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