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Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
Description: Inset of an engraved portrait of Governor Coles Bashford.
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.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a center image of a woman and a cherub leaning on an ornamental stone wall. A column with an ornate top appears to the right. The...
Date: 1856 before
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, prepared from drawings by Bayard Taylor, depicts two highly colored fish, identified as Serranus tsirimenara, top, and
Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two species of salmon collected near Hakodate, Japan by members of the Perry expedition. James Carson Brevoort later studied t...
Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...
Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.
Description: Handbill containing directions for putting together and operating McCormick's reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Headline over illustration of t...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph prepared by Wm. E. Hitchcock from William Heine's drawings of a male specimen of Numenius tahiticus (now Numenius tahit...
Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Handbill for the Eagle Mower and Reaper distributed by A.G. Mott, general agent for Maryland. Includes the text "the best grass and grain harvester in use....
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes several testimonials from McCormick customers.
Description: A hand-colored lithograph of two eels, created from drawings and descriptions of specimens collected by members of the Perry expedition. No. 1, top, was co...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, made from drawings by Hamilton Patterson, Perry Expedition draftsman, of two colorful fish. Both are identified as Sebastes
Description: One thousand dollar bond and coupons issued by the Watertown and Madison Railroad Company in 1857. Jairus Fairchild, president, and T.L. Lawrence have sig...
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, produced by Wm. E. Hitchcock, of the male, left, and female Japanese green pheasant, identified as Plate 1 - Ornithology. The i...
Description: Lithograph of the Wisconsin State Capitol, surrounded by portraits of Wisconsin Statesmen. Governor Bashford hired the Madison architectural firm Kutzbock...
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