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Date: 1834 before
Description: Aperture type hollow-cut silhouette of Caroline A. Allcott Stone, sister-in-law of Dr. Increase A. Lapham. Subject faces right (proper left), and wears her...
Description: Menu for a dinner at the Parker House, given by the Commercial Club of Boston for the Commercial Clubs of Chicago, Cincinnati, and St. Louis. Imprinted on...
Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.
Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...
Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.
Date: 1832 before
Description: Copper plate physiognotrace of Carsten Tank, the father of Nils Otto Tank of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Subject faces left (proper right) wearing a coat, tie, a...
Description: H.H. Bennett advertising envelope addressed to William H. Metcalf of Milwaukee. The envelope bears an engraved image of people standing on top of Stand Roc...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Mosaic in the south lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This design, dating from 1502, was the mark of Aldus Manutius, the head of the printer...
Description: A head and shoulders photographic portrait of Stuart Fargo is mounted to a hand-painted album page. The watercolor painting is of four stems of blue cornfl...
Date: 1872-07-10 ca.
Description: A certificate admitting Colonel George E. Bryant to become a member of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee.
Date: 1847 before
Description: Hollow-cut silhouette, facing left (proper right), of Angeline Campbell Clark (Mrs. Ben Clark). Born at Hamer, NY, married Benjamin Clark in 1841. Born 181...
Date: 1819 date unknown
Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...
Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...
Description: Embroidered sampler of a map of the United States.
Date: 1864-12-15 ca.
Description: A notification of the President's thanks and certificate of honorable service to the 160th Regiment of Ohio Volunteers.
Description: Mosaic in the north lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The Elzivirs, Amsterdam printers in 1620, were known by this illustration of a hermit...
Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...
Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society. This is the printer's mark of one the earliest English printers, William Caxton. He...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Apparatus for limnological research conducted at Trout Lake, Wisconsin and elsewhere.
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