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Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick over an illustration of...
Description: Inside of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company advertising card. Features color illustrations demonstrating the development of harvesting technology, in...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Sih-Chida and Mahchsi-Karehde, Mandan Indians.
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...
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...
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Mower, "monarch among mowers." Contains testimonials from various parts of the country. The reverse contains similiar test...
Date: 1898-05-24 before
Description: Interior of the bill of fare served at the Grand Hotel on the birthday of Queen Victoria, with four scenes, perhaps representing the seasons, amidst flower...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Holiday card, hand painted poinsettias over a letterpress printed greeting. The text reads: "Christmas Greeting. I am thinking of you today because it is C...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Date: 1843 ca.
Description: John Tyler, 10th President of the United States, from 1841-1845. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President upon the death of a sitting Presid...
Description: Illustration from an 1887 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog showing a row of McCormick binders being pulled by camels. The original caption rea...
Date: 1862-08 ca.
Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.
Date: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...
Description: Mound known as the Hill of the Dead.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A knight mounted on a horse is wearing the Union shield as he battles a dragon with a sword. The dragon has the word "SECESSION" on its side. Black ink on...
Date: 1895-06-08 before
Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...
Description: Halftone print of an adolescent Old Abe, bald eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Closeup image of Old Abe on his shi...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
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