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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This color lithograph poster shows a man in blackface with a giant rooster standing behind him looking over his shoulder. In the lower left corner, the act...

Date: 1887 

Description: Color lithograph poster. A man stands at a train station, his luggage flying out from the baggage room. The caption reads "The Junction-the Train Four Hour...

Date: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster depicting a confrontation between U.S. Navy sailors who are defending the honor of the American flag and British soldiers. “Written...

Poster

$30 Reward

Date: 1864-02-01 

Description: List of Civil War draft-dodgers issued by the Provost Marshal's office, Fifth District of Wisconsin.

Date: 1883 

Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The banner at top reads "Hoyt's A Midnight Bell," below which is the tag "Laughter Every Minute." The image shows an white-haired...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Lithographed advertising poster showing a McCormick grain binder at the Civil War battle of Gettysburg. The poster was based on a cyclorama by French artis...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. The top caption reads in caps: "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production." Beneath this is the title against a red filed, and o...

Date: 1844 

Description: Hunters using rifles to kill buffalo (Plate 11). "This plate represents the familiar mode of procuring meat, practiced by all the voyageurs on the Misso...

Date: 1885 

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster produced for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing a McCormick binder stored in a shed in the middle of the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Eureka Mower Company featuring color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a mower pulled by two horses. Trees, mountains...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's reaper and mower. Includes the headline "15,000 sold in the last four years." An order form is attached to the bottom of t...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

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

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1875 

Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1877 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick self-binder to the harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire grain binder.

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