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Date: 1832 ca.
Description: View of the Stone Walls on the Upper Missouri River. Includes herd of bighorn sheep.
Date: date unknown
Description: A portrait engraving from a painting of Thomas Jefferson.
Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...
Description: Linoleum cut engraved view of men building a log cabin. One man carries a log in the background near a lake or river, while another man nails a log held in...
Description: Mandan Indian standing before an idol.
Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of Reverend Samson Occom.
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Company, with a three-quarter view of the building, set into a decorated border with the name of the...
Description: An engraving from a painting of Robert E. Lee signing the document that would end the war between the states in the presence of Ulysses S. Grant and their...
Description: Ticket for the inauguration of President Benjamin Harrison. This ticket belonged to William Freeman Vilas of Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior. The...
Description: An engraving of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Philip Livingston, and Roger Sherman, drafters of the Declaration of Independence gathered...
Date: 1898-11-26 before
Description: Menu for a "Banquet tendered by the Union Iron Works to the Delegation from the Badger State" given at the Palace Hotel, with an etching of the Battleship...
Description: Offering of the Mandan Indians, showing human and animal skulls.
Description: A portrait engraving of John Quincy Adams, 6th U.S. president, with an inset of "Treaty With the Osages" at the bottom.
Description: Frontispiece for Abraham Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, published in 1570, and considered the first modern atlas. Title is surrounded by four figures r...
Description: Junction of the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River.
Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".
Description: Composite of engraved images of men involved in various athletic activities: fencing, weightlifting, juggling with clubs and cannon balls, wrestling, and b...
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
Description: The Elkhorn Pyramid, on the Upper Missouri River. Passing Indians would add horns to the pyramid, and sometimes add red marks to the horns to indicate the...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."
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