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Description: Engraved view of downtown Racine seen from Lake Michigan. Several vessels are entering the harbor, and a pier with a beacon is on the right.
Description: Engraving of voyageurs gathered around a fire at their camp.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Soldier-farmer, "Jeffy" (Jefferson) Davis, in full uniform with a straw hat is giving feed (bonds) to a sow (the Confederacy). The sow is in turn feeding i...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: "The Soldier's Dream of Home", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.
Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis and six sailors sail in a tea cup. A pirate flag flies overhead. One sailor is in the "crow's nest", another is using a paddle. Three sailo...
Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...
Description: A mother, Lady Liberty, sleeps in a four poster bed. She is wearing a liberty cap. The canopy on the bed is made of Union flags. A girl, representing the s...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Etching of interior of bonded warehouse with four men present, two conversing and two rolling barrels.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Junction of the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River.
Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.
Description: Catalogue illustration of an Enfield Rifle and bayonet.
Description: A large bulldog, (Winfield Scott), and a small whippet dog, (Jefferson Davis), face each other over a rack of ribs, (Washington D.C.). The bulldog wears a...
Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.
Description: A chicken with most of its feathers missing is wearing a hat and a sword. Below is the caption, "A Confederated Chicken after the Cock of the Walk, (Uncle...
Description: Illustration of a young couple romancing by a well as another young woman watches from behind.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Description: Large crowd of people in hall for the Democratic Convention at Cincinnati.
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