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Date: 1859 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Capital House, from the 1858-1859 Madison City Directory. The first-class hotel opened in 1853, was later bought by L.B. Vilas and c...

Date: 1858 

Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.

Date: 1856-01-17 

Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...

Date: 1855 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."

Date: 1853 

Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...

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Sea Scallop

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate IV which depicts the exterior, Figure 1, and interior of the shell of the scallop identified as Pecten yesso...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1859 

Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.

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: 1850 

Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, prepared from drawings by Bayard Taylor, depicts two highly colored fish, identified as Serranus tsirimenara, top, and

Date: 1855 

Description: Engraved portrait of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873) American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of three colorful fish collected and drawn by an unnamed artist on Perry's expedition to Japan. No. 1 is identified as Serranu...

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.

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Custom House

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Clipping from a newspaper or magazine. Building on a corner with a Post Office sign on left side of building, Custom House sign on the right side. Horse-...

Date: 1856 

Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared by Wm. E. Hitchcock from William Heine's drawings of a male specimen of Numenius tahiticus (now Numenius tahit...

Date: 1855-12-02 

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

Date: 1857 

Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

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