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Date: 1875 

Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...

Date: 1849 

Description: Advertising handbill for Cyrus Hall McCormick's patent Virginia Reaper. Printed for C.H. McCormick & Co. by James J. Langdon, Chicago, Illinois.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: Lithograph poster for Augustin Daly's 1867 play Under the Gaslight, depicting Snorkey the one-armed Civil War veteran tied to the railroad tracks wi...

Date: 1867-04-01 

Description: Castle Garden Emigrant Agency poster advertising railroad travel rates for emigrants.

Date: 1888 

Description: An original passenger notice poster distributed by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway regarding ticket purchases prior to train boarding. In this two-ton...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Date: 1848-04 

Description: Poster advertising an auction for about 49,000 acres of land for sale in Wisconsin and Illinois by Thomas & Sons Auctioneers.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Poster with decorative border and text of the Emancipation Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. The top caption reads in caps: "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production." Beneath this is the title against a red filed, and o...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Terrific Engagement between the 'Monitor' and 'Merrimac.'" Battle scene of the Civil War battle produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Smal...

Date: 1898 

Description: Advertising poster for the Champion Draw Cut Mower. Features color illustration.

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The banner at top reads "Hoyt's A Midnight Bell," below which is the tag "Laughter Every Minute." The image shows an white-haired...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

Date: 1895 

Description: Color lithograph on paper. "James J. Corbett in His New Play A Naval Cadet" across top, Charles T. Vincent's name beneath title upper left and "Direction o...

Date: 1862-09-24 

Description: A proclamation by Confederate Major General Loring asserting the soundness of Confederate currency and encouraging citizens to use it in trade and accept i...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1862 

Description: Poster calling for volunteers for the Civil War, claiming "Highest Bounty And Pay!".

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