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Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Little Lake Butte Des Morts just north of Lake Winnebago where Governor Lewis Cass of Michigan, and Thomas McKenney, head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the Old Cottage Inn. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: Steel engraving of Carl Schurz.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...
Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in which the brothers of Pocahontas visit her.
Date: date unknown
Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a little girl with an artists palette and two paint brushes. The word "Valentine" appears on the palette. Sh...
Description: Lithograph of two men using dynamite to break rock. One man is prying at a crevasse with a pole.
Description: "Death Whoop" an engraving after a drawing by Seth Eastman from the American Aboriginal Portfolio.
Description: Engraved portrait of Carl Schurz, a German immigrant who settled in Wisconsin in 1855. President Abraham Lincoln appointed Schurz to the rank of general in...
Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...
Description: Quarter-length portrait engraving of Francis E. McGovern, Wisconsin's 22nd governor. McGovern's signature is reproduced below the portrait.
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...
Description: Front and back of advertising card for the New Gale Chilled Plow. On the front is a color illustration of a man sitting at the base of a tree pulling the t...
Description: Engraved portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). The engraving was made by H. Ritchie and was based on a painting by Cabanel. McCormick was a Chicago...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with three hearts attached by ribbons. The top heart contains two cherubs with a cornucopia full of hearts. It has a gold, blue and wh...
Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.
Description: A card advertising Conrad Seipp's Brewery of Chicago. Features a caricature of United States political figures of 1884, including, seated at the table from...
Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.
Description: Waa-ba-shaw, a celebrated Sioux Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1825).
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