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Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.

Date: 1868-12 

Description: Engraved view of four women racing on bicycles. Spectators in the background are behind a fence.

Date: 1886 

Description: Engraved image from a sketch by Theodore Davis showing four men bicycling.

Drawing

Hamburg Landing

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Description: Preliminary sketch of Hamburg Landing. Men are carrying items on land. There is a line of boats docked at the rivers edge.

Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

Drawing

Ol' Brick Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of policemen waving nightsticks are crowded into an open car. On the right is a sign pointing to the "Ol' Brick Inn." One of the men has fallen out...

Date:  

Description: Home of Notorious Rebel — E.L. Newsome (located in New Madrid, Missouri). There is a farmstead with a man and woman in the foreground, a fence in the middl...

Drawing

Ferry "New Era"

Date:  

Description: "Ferry 'New Era' being transformed into a gunboat at St. Louis." Drawing includes workers building with lumber.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

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Description: "Scene on the Raging Tennessee" River. Preliminary sketch of a ship going down the Tennessee River from the vantage point of the deck of the ship. There is...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

Date: 1873 

Description: Detail from atlas of the home of H.M. Curtis who settled in 1840.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Four children ride in the box of a horse-drawn sled along with four milk cans. The driver holds the reins of the two horses. One child is perched on a can....

Date: 1874-02-21 

Description: African American boatmen run a rapids in a small river boat.

Date: 1857 

Description: Illustration from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper of John Tice clinging to a piece of wreckage after the sinking of the steamer Central Amer...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1862-03-13 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the gunboat "Cinncinati" guarding Union approaches to Cairo on the Ohio River.

Drawing

Fort Howard

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Several men sculling a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.

Drawing

Bicycle Race

Date: 1886-09 

Description: Engraved image of a drawing by Henry Sandham showing six bicycle racers on a track with a large crowd of spectators in the stands and along the side of the...

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