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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Daniel C. Eaton (1834-1895), American Botanist. In 1864 (the year of this photograph), Eaton became a professor of bo...
Description: Inside of foldout card, featuring four color scenes. The top is for steel plows, corn cultivators, disk harrows and spring tooth cultivators with an illust...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Advertising poster for C.H. & L.J. McCormick featuring color illustration of men operating a horse-drawn Advance reaper, a Marsh-style harvester, and a mow...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Bridge carpenters and other workmen with a winch constructing a railroad trestle over a wooded valley.
Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A man operates a McCormick self-binding harvester driven by two horses while two men stand beside him in a field. The harvester was built in 1881.
Description: Front cover featuring a color illustration of two boys with fishing poles, one is wearing a hat and the other is holding a hat. In the background men are u...
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting by F.W. Heine of fellow artist Franz Rohrbeck. Rohrbeck is painting a study of a figure for the Jerusalem panorama (c...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of John Gould Anthony (1804-1877), head of the Conchology department at the Museum of Comparative Zoology from 1863 until his deat...
Description: View across railroad tracks of two men posing near the right side of locomotive no. 539 on another set of railroad tracks. The locomotive was built by the...
Description: Front and back cover of catalog. Front features an illustration of 6 hands, each labeled from A-F. The back has an illustration of the "Flying Dutchman" tr...
Description: Railroad employees pose with locomotive engine no. 925 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The engine has a long pilot, a large oil headlight, sm...
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...
Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."
Description: Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first type...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Dodge's patent Reaper & Mower, Self-Raker. The cover features an engraved illustration of a woman leaning on a hor...
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