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Description: "Capture of an unprotected female, or the close up of the Rebellion." Photograph card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in wo...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Psíhdjä-Sáhpa, a Yanktonan Indian.
Description: Engraving from a painting of John Adams.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring an illustration of a man woken up by a horse, on whose side is written: "Nightmare." Text above and below reads: "Why d...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...
Description: A fire fighter stands over a fire as he trains his hose on the flames. This depicts the close proximity to the fire fire fighters were required to work be...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Uncle Sam has a Confederate man by the neck and is about to kick him in the behind. Caption below reads, "UNCLE SAM'S INFALLIBLE REMEDY FOR ALL Rebel-ious...
Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Description: Buffalo chasing hunter with rifle on horseback (Plate 12). "The wounded and chafed bull often turns upon its assailant, and runs him back, over the whole g...
Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.
Description: The Lady Liberty, seated on a platform, is holding a banner with stars and the text, "WISCONSIN LOYAL TO THE UNION". Behind her are an American eagle and f...
Description: Engraved image of a man riding an ice velocipede, a bicycle-like vehicle with a studded front wheel and back blades. In the background is an iceboat.
Description: Cartoon appearing in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Page 144. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Copperheads nominally favored th...
Description: Advertising brochure for the Reeves Extension Oscillating Straw Stacker, with testimonial clippings. Features a color illustration top center, showing a ma...
Description: Page from an advertising brochure for "McCormick's Prize Mower." Includes illustrations of award medals for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1867, and a m...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Holiday card featuring a girl and her dog. The girl is wearing stockings, a red dress with a white lace collar, and black shoes. The dog is standing uprigh...
Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...
Description: Features a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn sulky rake.
Description: Illustration of a man and horses with Bell's reaper of 1826.
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