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Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Waist-up studio portrait, with accompanying obituary entry, of Major John Wesley Powell (1834-1902), American soldier, explorer, and geologist. Best known...

Date: 1894 

Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card for a teacher. A scene of a schoolhouse with a belfry surrounded by trees, lawn and a fence. Schoolchildren are in the schoolyard carr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait, reproduced from a painting by Louis-Edouard Debufe, depicting French Artist Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899). This painting depicts the a...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for Hunter's Magnetic Saline Fountain Water which was being given away as promotion by an agent in Fond du Lac. The water supposedly cured rh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu from the Texas Bar and Restaurant in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, with illustrations of cactus plants, a cow skull, and a frame with abstract shapes...

Date: 1901-05-07 before

Description: Front cover and interior pages of a menu for a banquet to Dr. John Bascom, president of the University of Wisconsin, 1874-1887, with gold-colored borders a...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...

Date: 1933-06-24 before

Description: Front and back of a one-page menu for a Savage Club dinner, entitled "Joe Harker in the chair," with a cartoon by George Whitelaw, with four men in suits e...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A snake, a skull and an ostrich feather in a pile on the ground. Above text reads, "Vanity, Treachery & Death." Caption below reads, "SECESSION EMBLEMS." B...

Date: 1962 

Description: Holiday card with a leaping reindeer on it. He has a bow with bells around his neck. His extensive antlers have an assortment of ornaments and garland hang...

Date: 1920-11-30 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a "Breakfast in Honour of Senator Warren G. Harding President-Elect United States and Mrs. Harding" at the Myrtle Bank Hot...

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Description: Letterhead of the Evinrude Division of Outboard Motors Corporation of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the corporation logo and a man racing along in a boat with...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Sir Charles Lyell (1797-1875), Scottish lawyer, geologist, and advocate of uniformitarianism. Handwritten text at the bottom o...

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Description: Memohead of the Diamond Ink Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with product images of a bottle of writing fluid and a jar of alpha paste with an attached wat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Menu from Jimmie's Del Bar with an illustration of black and green lines forming a cascading fountain effect, bound with a golden tasseled cord.

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Description: Back side of Ida Craddock's business card entitled "Instructions given upon Marriage."

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a Japanese man and woman kissing. They are both wearing kimonos with obi (sashes) and are barefoot. The verse below reads "O, mai...

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Description: Breakfast menu from the Rigadoon Room in the Edgewater Hotel, with a large and a small profile line illustration drawing of a crowing rooster, and the seal...

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