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Date:  date unknown

Description: The poster features a dejected fisherman holding a broken rod, Nancy Ryan with one leg propped on a lawn mower pulling the rest of the broken rod, which ha...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorful poster depicting parade with circus wagons in foreground, and circus tents in the background. "Seal Brothers gorgeous gift to all-at noon a Mammot...

Date: 1865 

Description: "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers: Scenes from life as a prisoner of war, with explanations--sketched by Lieut. & Top Eng'r O.R. Dahl, 15th Wisconsin...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1972-12 

Description: Poster publicizing an exhibition of photographs by Gregory Conniff at the Madison Art Center. Features an image of a bathroom sink.

Date: 1917 

Description: A man and woman look out of a window at people picking cotton in a field. The two are well-dressed.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: An original lithograph promoting the S.S. Leviathan as the "World's Largest Ship." The poster depicts an elevated view of a large number of tourists...

Date: 1975 

Description: Imaginative drawing of a man dressed in fishing gear suspended above the fireplace in a living room from a nail in the wall. Below the man is a salamander...

Date: 1943 

Description: Office of Civilian Defense Design No. 4, "Victory Gardens." The poster features a soldier with an arm around a destitute child on the left and a happy youn...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Poster or signboard with the title "Lunch Rooms - A Clean and Neat Place to Eat: Makes Food More Palatable." Includes images of lunch rooms or cafeterias a...

Date: 1918 

Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 24, "Happy Family." The poster features two contrasting scenes. On the left is a naval battle commencing on stormy waters in shades of...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: German film poster for re-release of the Russian film, "V lyudyakh." Illustrated image from the back of a man wearing a hat and coat. He is sitting with hi...

Date: 1943 

Description: Department of Agriculture Design No. 1, "Forest Fire." The poster features a forest fire blazing around a lone country house, with smoke billowing into the...

Date: 1975 

Description: Imaginative drawing of a man dressed in fishing gear suspended above the fireplace in a living room from a nail in the wall. Below the man is a salamander...

Date: 1972-08 ca.

Description: Poster advertising for the Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus, advertised as the World's largest, which took place August 30, 1972 at the Madison Fair Groun...

Date: 1933 

Description: Map created by International Harvester entitled "The United States as it appeared in 1831 when Cyrus Hall McCormick invented the Reaper." The map pinpoint...

Date: 1971-03-27 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a dance marathon and party held in the Witte Hall Party Room on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Features caricatured figures...

Date: 1940 

Description: Advertising poster for the International delivery trucks. Features a color illustration of a De Luxe delivery trucks "with All-Steel . . . Streamlined Metr...

Date: 1943 

Description: National Housing Agency Design No. 2, "Convert Extra Space." The poster features a well-kept suburban home with a flagpole emerging from the garden. To the...

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