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Date: 1810 ca.

Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.

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: 1885 

Description: A die cut holiday card that has moving parts. When the string at the bottom is pulled, pictures of children appear and disappear. The image is of a decorat...

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The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1827 

Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...

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: 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: 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: 1835 ca.

Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".

Date: 1866 date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders engraving of Cordelia Harvey.

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...

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Two Mollusks

Date: 1856 before

Description: An etching, labeled Conchology Plate III, depicts two large mollusks collected by members of the Perry expedition. They were described and named by physici...

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: 1878 

Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."

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