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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: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment poster.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for the McCormick grain binder showing a father, young girl, and a dog welcoming a returning Spanish-American War soldi...

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

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

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Ben Hur and the Egyptian woman Iras embracing. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across top with author's name, William Gillette, under it in upper right corner. Scene depicts a well-dressed woman sta...

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: 1892 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The caption running across the top is "Frank Sanger's Company supporting John F. Sheridan." The image shows Sheridan, cross-dresse...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for C.H. & L.J. McCormick featuring color illustration of men operating a horse-drawn Advance reaper, a Marsh-style harvester, and a mow...

Date: 1891 

Description: Poster depicting William McKinley, Jr. at Toledo, Ohio, February 12, before the Ohio League of Republican Clubs.

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: 1855 

Description: Poster advertising homesteads and village lots for sale.

Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising poster depicting a mower, reaper, hay wagon, and family picnic in a rural setting. Printed by Edward Mendel for C.H. McCormick & Bro. Includes...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color lithograph poster. At top “Hoyt’s "A Trip to Chinatown" with insert at center "From Hoyt's Madison Square Theatre New York" and another insert at rig...

Date: 1884-09-01 

Description: Poster advertising the need for workers to pick cranberries for the Wisconsin Cranberry Company.

Date: 1882-02-21 

Description: Chromolithograph poster advertising a Milwaukee Mardi Gras celebration, arranged by the Turnverein and Milwaukee Musical Societies, and held at the Exposit...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath is "Gen'l Lew Wallace's Ben Hur." This is follow...

Date: 1896 

Description: Black and white lithograph poster. Caption at top reads “Maggie Cline" with image of Cline at a Broadway intersection crossing a trolley track while a poli...

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