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Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a color illustration of men, women, and children in a f...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman wearing a red shirt and a blue blouse with seven white stars, presumably Virginia, is shooting herself with a cannon that is marked "SECESSION". Ca...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Funeral of a Sioux Chief near Fort Pierre.

Date: 1938-05-06 

Description: Imnage of a woman seated on a park bench.

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group portrait of North American Indians. Portraits of the O-Jib-Be-Ways, and individual portraits, one smoking a pipe. Symbols corresponding to individual...

Date: 1913 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Steel Cloverleaf line of manure spreaders. Features a color illustration of a woman feeding a...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 49. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1932-04-01 before

Description: A schedule of Transamerican Airlines covering its service to Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, and other Great Lakes cities. The unfolded schedule depicts two p...

Date: 1855 

Description: An illustration of an Indian prophet standing by his lodge, which has symbols drawn on and floating above it. Others are seated, watching him. Two persons...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Date: 1900 

Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration of two jersey cows and a woman holding a milking pail. Text at bottom reads: Two Jersey Cows — Beauty and Jersey — The Property of the Illi...

Date: 1908-09-20 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a man, a woman, and a child in Dutch clothing on a boat, facing away to look at an approaching sh...

Date: 1836 

Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester's Bluebell line of cream separators. The cover features an illustration of a young woman wearin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two-sided playing card used for advertising by magician Howard Thurston (d. 1936), arguably the greatest magician of his day. The reverse side of the card...

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