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Date: 1851 ca.

Description: Advertising handbill for reapers designed by A.J. Cook and manufactured by Hatch and Whitely of Springfield in Clark County, Ohio.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph poster. An Afgan prisoner with chains on his wrists fires a cannon past a man and a woman prisoner in it while a mob gathers outside the p...

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: 1883 ca.

Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the Dodge improved combined self raking reaper and mower featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer on the machine pull...

Date: 1875 

Description: Colored print containing two images advertising the delivery of mail. The main image is of the large Michigan and Southern train labeled "The Fast Mail" de...

Date: 1875 

Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Color lithograph. Across the top banner in caps is "Klaw and Erlanger's stupendous production," underneath is "Gen'l Lew Wallace's Ben Hur." This is follow...

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: 1887 

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

Date: 1861 date unknown

Description: Hand-drawn poster by S.W. Martin of the Civil War officers and men of the Kickapoo Rangers of the 12th Regiment, Company K. Above and to the left of the li...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Top caption "Hoyt's 'A Black Sheep'/Hoyt & McKee, Proprietors." Image shows women trying to keep Buffalo Bill-type cowboy from tak...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across the top with the author's name just below it upper right. Scene from the drama shows a boy dressed in gray unifo...

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: 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: 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: 1861-10-31 

Description: Commemorative roster of Company G of the 12th regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustation of three men and a dog watching a farmer harvest grain with a horse-drawn Deering Ideal grain binder. The me...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Top banner "Uncle Josh Spruceby" with insert left containing picture of Uncle Josh. The image depicts a scene from the play with a...

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