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Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.

Date: 1860 after

Description: From left to right, head and shoulder portraits of Major Clarke, General George McClellan, Major Van Vliet, and General Barry. Each man has his name below....

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1889 

Description: Holiday card depicting a family; mother, father, daughter, son and their dog. The mother is standing with a tea tray, the father is seated and the children...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertisement for the Davis gasoline engine. An illustration of the engine is surrounded by text reading, "Gasoline Power....That is Absolutely Safe and Re...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images an...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

Date: 1887 

Description: Engraving of Pittsburg Landing taken from a photograph a few days after the Battle of Shiloh (Tennessee), which occurred on April 6-7, 1862. The image sho...

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: Group of men engaged in a war dance. They hold spears, axes, and bows. (Plate 29)

Date: 1877 

Description: Holiday card with flowers and butterflies. Caption reads: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year". Chromolithograph.

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing McCormick binders being pulled by oxen in a large field in Italy. The capti...

Date: 1882 

Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company flyer describing field trial victory. The headline proclaims: "The McCormick Invincible and Ever Triumphant!"

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

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