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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: View of the Root River lighthouse.
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Date: 1841 before
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Description: Menominee war dance, as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay, Wisconsin about 1838. This detail...
Description: Ceremonial Indian dance (Plate 8).
"All tribes have their medicine songs particular for the hunting of each animal they choose to go in pursuit of, and by...
Description: Indian with rifle in prone position hunting antelope (Plate 20). "The antelope of the prairies and Rocky Mountains of America, which I believe to be differ...
Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...
Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Date: 1849 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James K. Polk, 11th President of the United States, 1845-1849. Polk was born in North Carolina on November 2, 1795 and di...
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Martin Van Buren, the 8th President of the United States from 1837-1841. Born on December 5, 1782 in Columbia, New York,...
Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...
Description: Poster offering $600 reward for the return of three runaway slaves in Calvert County, Maryland. The three slaves are Henry Morsell, Jim Parker, and Bill Hu...
Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3).
"Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...
Description: Illustration of the "terrific and fatal" riot at the New York Astor Place Opera House.
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