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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: From the cover of a descriptive brochure in the Historical Society's Library pamphlet collection, this drawing depicts the large hotel grounds on Lake Mono...

Book or Pamphlet

The Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: C. Aultman & Co. catalog cover. Features a chromolithograph of a woman holding flowers in her skirt. She stands next to a buck wearing a garland of those s...

Date: 1884 

Description: Back cover featuring a chromolithograph of a young boy driving a team of oxen pulling a Buckeye Twine Binder. At the bottom is a letter that says, in part:...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover art for a pamphlet advertising The Apostle Islands and Lake Superior. The upper half of the artwork depicts a sunset view of Lake Superior, and the b...

Date: 1873 

Description: Chromolithograph featuring a view through a stone arch of two men in a field with a Sweepstakes threshing machine.

Book or Pamphlet

Columbian Calendar Cover

Date: 1892 

Description: Columbian calendar cover featuring Christopher Columbus, in honor of the anniversary of the four hundredth year of the discovery of America by Columbus (qu...

Book or Pamphlet

The Gun Boat Fleet

Date: 1862-04-05 ca.

Description: Engraved illustration for the story titled: "The Fight at Island No. 10". The view from the deck of a boat looks out at the approaching gun boats coming do...

Date: 1897 

Description: Finnish language catalog, featuring an illustration of an enlarged three leafed clover which is surrounded by clover flowers, wheat and a dragonfly. Small...

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of the Planet Jr. catalog. Features an illustration of a man and young girl (about 5 or 6 years old) in a garden pushing a Planet Jr. Garden Drill to...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front and back of an advertising folder produced by the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features illustrations of a young gi...

Date: 1852 

Description: Circular and catalogue advertising Dr. Chandler B. Chapman's "Practical School for Anatomy and Surgery." Madison, 1852.

Book or Pamphlet

"The Soldier Bird"

Date: 1865 

Description: Title page of "The Soldier Bird!" — History of "Old Abe" the live war eagle.

Book or Pamphlet

"The Aesthetic Monkey"

Date: 1882-01 

Description: Cover image of "Harper's Weekly" captioned "The Aesthetic Monkey" and shows a monkey dressed in fine clothing, seated at a table. He is gazing at a sunflo...

Date: 1868 

Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: Large volume rare book entitled "United States Exploring Expedition". During the years 1838-1842 and under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. An Atlas o...

Book or Pamphlet

Wash Tubs

Date: 1870 

Description: Hardware catalog page showing wooden wash tubs and water pails.

Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1884 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a "reaper used by ancient Gauls, First Century." The "reaper" is frame...

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of a brochure for Champion Mowers and Binders. Features a color illustration of a man reclining in a chair, while holding a large sheet of pape...

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

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