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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: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.

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: 1858-08-02 before

Description: One-page menu of the Mystical Seven secret society and fraternal order, with an emblem with a skull surrounded by a laurel wreath, and a crossed serpent, s...

Date: 1853 ca.

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States, 1850-1853. Fillmore was born in the Finger Lakes country of New Yo...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1852 ca.

Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of three colorful fish collected and drawn by an unnamed artist on Perry's expedition to Japan. No. 1 is identified as Serranu...

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: 1853 

Description: Engraved view of miners and hillside mines in the Lead Region.

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: 1858-01-01 

Description: Printed invitation to a New Year's Ball given at Weeden's Hotel in Neenah with music provided by Shattuck's Cotillion Band. The invitation is printed on e...

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph, made from drawings by Hamilton Patterson, Perry Expedition draftsman, of two colorful fish. Both are identified as Sebastes

Date: 1857 

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

Date: 1851 

Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...

Date: 1852 

Description: Proof sheets of five and ten dollars bills of the Wisconsin Bank of Madison. Among other illustrations, the notes include an engraving of Leonard J. Farwel...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cornish miners.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: A portrait of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, 1853-1857. Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsboro, New Hampshire and died O...

Date: 1854 

Description: Broadside announcing the 1854 opening lecture of the Madison Institute, a private library and civic forum, on December 11, 1854, in the First Baptist Churc...

Date: 1853 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Includes an illustration of the ma...

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