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Date: 1864 

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...

Date: 1898 

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.

Date: 1882 

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.

Date: 1895 

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.

Date: 1863 

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...

Photograph

Locomotive No. 539

Date: 1882 

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...

Date: 1871 

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...

Date: 1896 

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...

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Date: 1875 ca.

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...

Date: 1889 

Description: Interior pages of the pamplet, with illustrations for the letter "H" and "I."

Date: 1892 

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...

Book or Pamphlet

Dodge and Stevenson Catalog

Date: 1870 

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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