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Date: 1864-09-17 

Description: A political cartoon of President Abraham Lincoln holding a tiny General George McClellan in the palm of his hand. McClellan is carrying a spade. Lincoln is...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Wa-em-boesh-kaa, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1836). He is smok...

Date: 1912 

Description: Die cut holiday card in the shape of a bell with a string attached at top. It is an advertisement for the Bank of Madison to "Join the Christmas Club" so y...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...

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John Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."

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Black Hawk

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Sauk chief Black Hawk (center). The individual on the left is The Winnebago Prophet, the person on the right is Black Hawk's son. Hand-colo...

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Mi-a-qu-a

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "2ND ROU...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of Edward George Ryan (1810-1880) at the age of 65. He was Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court after the Civil War, and a leading Democr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of George Washington from a painting by Gilbert Stuart.

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Me-no-quet

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Me-no-quet, distinguished Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fo...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A Miami Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). He holds a bow and arrows, and a killed...

Date: 1869-02-20 

Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.

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Description: John Brant, son of Joseph Brant, and member of the Mohawk tribe. From an 1838 portrait by Charles Bird King.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "3RD ROU...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: An engraved head and shoulders portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., during the period when he was the governor of Wisconsin.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-top-e-not, or the Eagle's Bed, a Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Ch...

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...

Date: 1894-05 

Description: Cartoon drawing of Walter Sanger running with his racing bicycle and holding a broken pedal. The caption reads, "Sanger at Herne Hill — Milwaukeeans expect...

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