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Description: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
Description: Letterhead of Parker's Block and Lyons Block in Markesan, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a commercial building with three storefronts: John Parker...
Description: Cover from Goodrich Steamship Lines schedule, with a picture of a screw-driven passenger/freight vessel against the Chicago skyline and a beach scene in th...
Date: 1810 ca.
Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.
Description: Letterhead of the Gugler Lithographic Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the company building.
Description: Memohead of the Plankinton Packing Company, a pork and beef packer and provision dealer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes an elevated view of the company b...
Description: An artist's rendition of the Wisconsin State Historical Society as seen from Bascom Hill.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Architectural drawing for the building with plan for expansion in lower left corner. Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Pedestrians and...
Description: Engraved image of a boat being towed through a canal at Little Falls by a team of horses. A small town is in the background.
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...
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...
Description: Color illustration of the Rush Street Bridge and Chicago River as it appeared in 1861. Includes the C.H. McCormick Reaper Works on the far side of the rive...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.
Description: An engraving based on a drawing by Alexander Simplot of the Platteville Brewery (spelled Plattville). It is an elevated perspective showing the main buildi...
Description: Holiday card of the history of the State of Wisconsin, 1848-1948. Shows a map of Wisconsin with many historical and themed elements. Image was created by w...
Description: Letterhead of the Berliner & Bruno's Badger State Safe Steam Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the steam works and depot, people...
Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...
Date: date unknown
Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
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