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Poster

Fire Company

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Advertising poster depicting a mower, reaper, hay wagon, and family picnic in a rural setting. Printed by Edward Mendel for C.H. McCormick & Bro. Includes...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for C.H. and L.J. McCormick, "Manufacturers of Harvesting Machinery" with central color illustration of a man operating...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color lithograph poster. At top “Hoyt’s "A Trip to Chinatown" with insert at center "From Hoyt's Madison Square Theatre New York" and another insert at rig...

Date: 1893 

Description: Color lithograph poster. The image depicts two men fighting near a bridge and raging river. One man has driven the other to the precipice. A caption below...

Date: 1895-10-13 

Description: Twenty-one photographs of churches, city halls, courthouses, and other buildings and their locations throughout Milwaukee.

Date: 1878 

Description: Handbill with directions for putting together the McCormick Harvester. Features an illustration of a Marsh-type harvester.

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's reaper and mower. Includes the headline "15,000 sold in the last four years." An order form is attached to the bottom of t...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: This color lithograph poster shows a man in blackface with a giant rooster standing behind him looking over his shoulder. In the lower left corner, the act...

Date: 1887 

Description: Color illustration of the horse-drawn "New McCormick Steel Mower No. 4" from an advertising folder. Printed by Gies and Company, Buffalo.

Poster

Camp Asylum

Date: 1865 

Description: Detail (central image) of "The Southern Prisons of U.S. Officers" showing Camp Asylum in South Carolina.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph advertising poster for the McCormick grain binder showing a father, young girl, and a dog welcoming a returning Spanish-American War soldi...

Date: 1841-04 

Description: A notice published In Memory of President Wm. H. Harrison, 9th President of the United States, upon his death, April 4, 1841, at the age of 68. The tribut...

Date: 1895 

Description: Advertising poster for the Champion grain binder, manufactured by Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Company. Features a large color illustration of a man on a h...

Date: 1887 

Description: Color lithograph poster. A man stands at a train station, his luggage flying out from the baggage room. The caption reads "The Junction-the Train Four Hour...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Ben Hur and the Egyptian woman Iras embracing. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the 1879 Wisconsin State Fair held at Camp Randall in Madison. The poster features a drawing of a hot air balloon and boasts of special...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Color lithograph on paper. Title across top in caps. Below it a scene in a pub featuring three men, with the central figure propping a foot on a wooden buc...

Date: 1854-05 

Description: This yellow and black wood block print broadside ties England and France's declaration of war against Russia during the Crimean War into a war against high...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Souvenir placard issued by the Kreuz & Curtis shoe store of Madison, Wisconsin, probably to commemorate the presidential election victory of Benjamin Harri...

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