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Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1891-09-20 ca.

Description: Political cartoon from the Washington Post. It refers to the role of Jeremiah M. Rusk, the Secretary of Agriculture from Wisconsin, in negotiating i...

Date: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Date: 1876 

Description: Advertising card with a color illustration of a man using the Johnston Light Combine in a field with two horses. The back of the card describes the agricul...

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: 1860 ca.

Description: Advertisement card that reads: "The Kirby. It Mows! It Reaps! It Rakes!" Includes a photograph that has been pasted onto the card of a man using the Kirby.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

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: 1835 ca.

Description: Francis Godfroy, a celebrated Miami chief who was half French and half Miami. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: O-wan-ich-koh (also phoneticized Hoowanneka) or the Little Elk, a chief of the Ho-Chunk. This portrait depicts Little Elk as he appeared at the Treaty of P...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of portraits of Generals in the Union Army during the Civil War. U.S. Grant is in the center, with H.W. Halleck on his left, and clockwise from t...

Date: 1893 

Description: Flyer describing field trial victories by the McCormick binder. Features a small illustration of a farmer using the horse-drawn machine followed by testim...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Sun-a-get, or Hard-Times, a Chief of the Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, wearing a cape and horned headdress. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal...

Date: 1864-02-04 

Description: Embossed invitation to the fourth masquerade ball of the Madison Fire Engine Company #2. The invitation depicts a fire fighter on a ladder carrying a woman...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

Date: 1861-04-23 

Description: Recruiting poster for the "Patriots of St. Croix" to "take up arms".

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Jack-o-pa, or the Six, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.

Date: 1887-05-14 

Description: Cartoon of a three-headed hydra representing oleomargarine, threatening a farmer.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: A young Miami Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

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