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Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1889-09-14 before

Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

Date: 1860 after

Description: On a desk with an inkwell, a long scroll hangs down, with the terms Compromise, Southern Rights, Crittenden, Vallandingham and Saulsbury on it. Refers to t...

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: 1887-10-26 before

Description: Menu card for the wedding dinner of Jacob Black and Belle Mandelbaum at the Palmer House, with blind embossed type for "Menu," an embossed silver bell and...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Holiday card featuring a boy and his dog. The boy is wearing a white and blue sailor suit. The dog is sitting up and begging with a sprig of holly in his m...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters "U.S.", stacked. The tops of the letters are blue with white stars and the bottoms of the letters and the periods are red and white wavy stripe...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam and General Winfield Scott discuss what to do with a Secession snake. Uncle Sam sits in a chair which is tipped back and his foot is resting on a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A howling dog tied to a post, empty food dish in front of him. Water in the background with a sailing ship, probably from the blockade. Text above reads, "...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An American Eagle holding a banner that says "PLURIBUS UNUM" hovers over a globe of the Earth showing the United States. The bottom half of the globe is hi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis (J.D.) and General Beauregard (Gen. B) are carried by two running devils, the "Imps of Old Nick". Below is the caption and verse, "JEFF A...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1861 

Description: An image of the Devil holding a pitchfork. The words "THE DEVIL" appear on his chest. Caption below reads "THE FIRST SECESSIONIST". Black ink on beige enve...

Date: 1885 

Description: A die cut holiday card that has moving parts. When the string at the bottom is pulled, pictures of children appear and disappear. The image is of a decorat...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the California state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...

Date: 1860 after

Description: View of Washington, D.C. with gallows in foreground. Ten empty nooses hang from the gallows. Capitol buildings are in the background with Union flag. Capti...

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