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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: 1850 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...

Date: 1851 

Description: Back side of direction sheet, featuring two illustrations of men using the machine in a field. The top illustration has the title: "This cut represents the...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

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Two Mollusks

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared from drawings made by draftsman Hamilton Patterson of four fish collected on Perry's expedition to Japan. They are numbe...

Date: 1859 

Description: Back cover of an 1859 catalog advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machines. Features a drawing of an original McCormick reaper being used to harves...

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad. Features a woodcut of a train near the top of the page.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for Kirby's American Harvester, a combined reaper and mower. The advertisement features two line drawings of the machine in use, as a reaper and...

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes several testimonials from McCormick customers.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Cover page of a Manny & Co. advertising circular featuring two illustrations of men using Manny's reaper and mower. The top illustration shows the reaper a...

Date: 1850 

Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.

Date: 1856 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of the male, left, and female copper pheasant, prepared by Wm. E. Hitchcock from drawings of specimens collected in Japan by Willia...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Date: 1858 

Description: Commencement program of the University of Wisconsin, July 28, 1858.

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for W.K. Miller's Iron Harvester, a combined reaper and mower manufactured by C.M. Russell & Company. Features three line drawings of machines.

Date: 1854 before

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill or Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is driving the horses, anothe...

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