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Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1881 

Description: Quarter-length engraving of Colonel Theodor C. Rodolf.

Date: 1889 

Description: Page from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. The page features two illustrations of parts of the McCormick binder, and an illustration of a M...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

Date: 1889-11-02 before

Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Yearly Wheat Crop in Principal Countries." Chart showing yearly wheat crop production by country for 1880, found inside the back cover of an 1887 McC...

Date: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1883 

Description: Advertising card featuring a chromolithograph of men driving horses pulling Buckeye Binders in a race. The card reads at the top: "Buckeye leads the field....

Date: 1882 

Description: A handbill produced by B.F. Cheatham describes the results of a binder trial which took place in Bellemeade, Tennessee.

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Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in patched and ragg...

Date: 1887 

Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...

Date: 1887-06-28 before

Description: Menu for a senior reception catered by W.H. Burleson, with a wide border of pig or demon half-faces, and in the center a figure in a kimono and sandals wit...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Baraboo with inset of Devil's Lake, the south and east sides of the commercial square, the First National Bank, and the Warren House hote...

Date: 1888-12-15 before

Description: Front and inside front covers of a menu with a three-dimensional violin, a stringed bow, a sprig of cloth holly leaves and three berries, and a blue ribbon...

Date: 1883 

Description: Handbill advertising an upcoming field trial of the Osborne twine binder in Salisbury, Mo. Includes the text "To all whom it may concern and especially to...

Date: 1889 

Description: Page from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. The page includes two illustrations of features of the McCormick mower and an illustration title...

Date: 1887-05-14 

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

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...

Date: 1886 

Description: The marriage of bachelor President Grover Cleveland to Frances Folsom, his 21-year old ward, in 1886 captured the nation's romantic imagination, a sentimen...

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