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Description: Guest ticket for the Republican National Convention held in St. Louis. The ticket shows the celebrated Eads Bridge across the Mississippi, and the log cab...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Date: 1890-08-09 after
Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.
Description: This color lithograph shows Giuseppe Garibaldi and his red shirts entering Naples, Italy, on horseback as women shower them with flowers. This is a romanti...
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: Lithograph of Southport.
Description: Engraved image of a lock and dam at Sault St. Marie. Two men operate the sluice as ships wait on the opposite side of the lock. Another man waits with a ro...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...
Date: 1889 after
Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...
Description: Chicago and Northwestern Railway pass belonging to Reverend Jackson Kemper.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The third Wisconsin Capitol (the second in Madison) as it appeared shortly after the construction was completed.
Description: One thousand dollar bond and unclipped coupons issued by the city of Madison in 1857. The bond was illustrated with a railroad train, perhaps to suggest t...
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: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. From left to right: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, Bascom Hall, and North Dormitory. Trees are on the hill, and a f...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.
Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...
Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...
Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...
Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.
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