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Date: 1889-03-30 

Description: Bird's-eye view from Bascom Hill of Madison, with vignettes of the Wisconsin State Capitol, Lake Monona, and the Capitol Park.

Date: 1881 

Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...

Date: 1890-05-18 before

Description: Front and back sides of the Hotel Barker menu, with a painting of a windmill in an embossed crescent moon shape. Printed in brown ink with reddish highligh...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis as a spider traps flies in his web. The web appears to be attached to the Union flag. He has a skull and crossbones on his back and blood d...

Print

James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane (Mendota Mental Health Institute)

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...

Date: 1835 

Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).

Date: 1860 after

Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

Date: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.

Date: 1888-07-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior of a menu from the Park Hotel with a deep blue striped border and perforated accent edging.

Date: 1858-01-01 

Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1889-08-01 before

Description: Exterior and interior menu listing of the Fountain Spring House, with visitors strolling the grounds of a tree-filled park with the hotel in the background...

Date: 1886 

Description: Page from an 1886 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing early harvesting technology. One drawing depicts a farmer in India harvesting grain...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Koutani Indian.

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