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Date: 1871-07-13 before
Description: Menu printed on taupe silk for a banquet given to the Northwestern Amateur Boating Association by the Milwaukee Boat Club at Newhall House. At the top is a...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Assiniboin Indians.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty holding a Union flag with her right hand and pointing with her left. Caption below reads, "I am for Union TO A MAN!" Red and blue ink on beige...
Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...
Date: 1898-10-19 before
Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...
Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...
Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.
Description: The front side of an advertising card showing a farmer reaching over a fence for a McCormick machine. There is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick on the fence a...
Description: Indians fighting at Fort Mackenzie (Montana).
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Mah-To-Toh-Pa. He is holding a decorated spear. "In the former letter I gave some account of Mah-to-toh-pa (the four bears), second...
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...
Description: Engraved image of a man adding ingredients from a barrel to a boiling vat of beer.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States, 1857-1861. Buchanan was born in Cove Gap near Mercersburg, Pennsylva...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-bin-de-ba, or the White Headed Eagle, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18). "Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is th...
Description: Pachtüwa-Chtä, an Arrikkara Warrior.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Depiction of the National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Boston, Massachusetts. On the border surrounding the group portrait are ind...
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