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Description: Photographic print of an engraved image showing a robed missionary standing in a birch bark canoe paddled by four Native Americans and another man who appe...
Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.
Description: Tonyawatha Spring Hotel from a descriptive brochure. The hotel opened in 1879 and was destroyed by fire on July 31, 1895.
Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis, holding a Confederate flag, is arriving in hell with a devil riding on his back. Another devil (Benedict Arnold) below is giving him a "wa...
Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Mándeh Páhchu, a young Mandan Indian.
Date: 1856 ca.
Description: Engraved illustration from an advertising booklet for Manny's Patent Adjustable reaper and mower. The page features two images of men operating the reaper...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...
Description: Front cover and menu pages for a Masonic banquet, with the word "Menu" in gold-colored raised printing and two embossed fishes swimming around a branch of...
Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman's wedding announcement, "At Home" card and envelope with an "S" and a "D" intertwined on the flap. The ceremon...
Description: Envelope compares a young man of the North, on the left, to a young man of the South, on the right. The young Northern man is working with an older man on...
Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, of the male, left, and female Japanese green pheasant, identified as Plate 1 - Ornithology. The i...
Description: Illustration of Obed Hussey's reaper of 1833 drawn by horses in a field.
Description: Lucius Fairchild's commission as captain in the 16th infantry regiment, signed by Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...
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