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Date: 1860 after

Description: Side by side portraits of the same man. Portrait on the left side is gleeful and smiling after hearing about the "terror stricken North". Caption below rea...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: A facsimile of an Indian painting, originally painted by the Mandan chief, Máto-Tópe. It portrays an encounter between Máto-Tópe and a Cheyenne chief.

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.

Date: 1849 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

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Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ta-ma-kake-toke, or the Woman that Spoke First, a mourning Chippeway (Ojibwa) Squaw. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mándeh Páhchu, a young Mandan Indian.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Caw-taa-waa-be-ta, or Snagle'd Tooth, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Prari...

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Image of a foppish, overdressed man. May be a caricature of Benjamin Disraeli, English statesman. Caption below reads, "The Man who conceived C.S.A.". Red...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Chat-o-nis-see, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827). H...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder (wire binder). The grain binder is operated by a man seated on the machine and pulled by two hor...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Etching of interior of bonded warehouse with four men present, two conversing and two rolling barrels.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A woman is washing clothes in a washtub. The caption below reads "My only support—both boys gone to the war. I wonder if they would take me?" Red ink on be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...

Date: 1847 

Description: Drawing of a Native American man looking into the Milwaukee settlement.

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