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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait photograph of Hubert Anson Newton (1830-1896), American astronomer and mathematician. He was best known for his research on meteor...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

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Description: Letterhead of the Althouse, Wheeler & Company of Waupun, Wisconsin, manufacturer of vaneless wind mills, pumps, grinding mills, and water tanks, with illus...

Date: 1889-09-14 before

Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Inside pages of English-language brochure advertising Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising card for O.L. Oleson of Ramona, Wisconsin who sold patent medicines. The card features a photograph of Oleson seated in a wagon advertising Wil...

Date: 1932 

Description: Holiday card with a silhouette of a couple and their three Scottie dogs walking in front of a big picture window with red drapes and a pine tree decorated...

Date: 1969 

Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus with his right arm around the neck of a black bull and holding holly in his left hand. Ticker tape is caught on the bull's...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The front cover of a brochure entitled "Declaration of Principles" which details a "code of professional standards for the practice of public relations".

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Label from a can of Happy Way brand dark, hop flavored malt syrup. Picture on the label shows a woman wearing an apron and holding a can of the malt syrup...

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Description: A United States Marine Corps identification card for David N. Schreiner, which includes a photograph.

Date: 1869 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edward Hitchcock (1793-1864), American educator and geologist. Hitchcock served as the third president of Amherst College from...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Holiday card showing the Civil Rights March on Selma, Alabama, in 1965. The Christmas star shines overhead and has glitter on it. The card has a red border...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a little girl with an artists palette and two paint brushes. The word "Valentine" appears on the palette. Sh...

Date: 1854 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Lawrence Smith (1818-1883), American chemist. From 1846-1850, he worked for the Turkish government, exploring their count...

Date: 1864 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Leo Lesquereux, American paleobotanist. Also worked as assistant to L. Aggasiz.

Date: 1939-01-22 before

Description: Exterior and page from the interior of the menu for the farewell dinner aboard the R.M.S. Volendam, with party streamers and dinner guests in formal...

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Hummingbird

Date:  ca.

Description: The hummingbird is a small New World bird of the family Trochilidae. It has iridescent plumage, a long, slender beak, and rapidly beating wings, which ena...

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