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Date: 1856 

Description: Democratic Presidential ticket for that party's slate in Dane County, Wisconsin. Although Buchanan was victorious in the national election, in Wisconsin,...

Date: 1858 

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

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of three fish specimens collected near Japan, from drawings prepared by H. Patterson. No. 1, top, is identified as Pelor japon...

Date: 1856 

Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared from drawings and descriptions of two shark specimens collected near Shimoda by members of Perry's Japan expedition. No....

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: 1856 

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, of the adult male Garrulax perspicillatus. It was created from William Heine's drawings of...

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...

Date: 1855 

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

Date: 1859 

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

Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...

Date: 1854 before

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Date: 1857 

Description: One thousand dollar bond and unclipped coupons issued by the city of Madison in 1857. The bond was illustrated with a railroad train, perhaps to suggest t...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1856 

Description: A hand-colored lithograph produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, from drawings created by William Heine, artist to Commodore Perry's Expedition to Japan. The bird,...

Date: 1857 

Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...

Date: 1857 

Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's "Reaping and Mowing Machine" [reaper]. Includes illustrations of the machine.

Date: 1854 ca.

Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...

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: 1851 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...

Date: 1858 

Description: View of the Fourth Street bridge with various buildings in the background.

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