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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of a young boy...
Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9).
"Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for C.H. McCormick and Brothers, featuring an engraved illustration of man operating a horse-drawn mower. Includes the text...
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration used in a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of a horse-drawn hay rake and a hay...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A view of the grounds of Benjamin Walker Castle, 1862-1893 in the 900 block of East Gorham Street.
Description: Souvenir Booklet made for the opening night of August 19, 1889. Half of the image is the opera house, and the other half is a brief summary and descriptio...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Farmer harvesting grain with McCormick grain binder built in 1883. Original caption reads: "The frame was made entirely of wood, iron being used only for g...
Description: Elevated view of a large crowd gathered on a dirt road in front of a strip of commercial buildings to celebrate the arrival of a McCormick agricultural equ...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A young boy operates a corn binder pulled by two horses. The binder is moving along a row of corn. An empty carriage or buggy sits in a field in the backgr...
Description: Handbill advertising McCormick Harvesting Machines in German. Features an illustration of a grain binder in use.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: An unidentified family proudly posed in front of their brick, Greek Revival home, with their carriage and team of horses. Although the location is unidenti...
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
Description: Two men attempt to move a buggy that has tipped over in the mud on a rutted, dirt road with steep embankments on both sides. One man is steadying the horse...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes an illustration of a well-dressed farmer operating a...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: A scene from a panoramic painting of Grant's assault on Vicksburg.
Description: View across Park Street of Science Hall building after the fire of December 1, 1884, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The building's exterior...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: A skin lodge of an Assiniboin Chief. The engraving includes a man on horseback and a dog harnessed to a travois.
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