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Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1842 

Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.

Date: 1956 

Description: "All To Myself" brochure for the NBC Matinee Theater with a woman sitting front of the television peeling potatoes with her shoes off. There is an outline...


Description: Letterhead of J.J. & S.D. Hanchett of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, dealers in "Furniture and Upholstered Work" and undertaking goods. Features an illustration of...

Date: 1938 

Description: International truck advertisement featuring a color illustration of a truck in what appears to be an exotic foreign location. Includes the text: "Internati...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...


Description: Memohead of the Wisconsin Chair Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with its McLean patented swing rocking chair set against a circular background with...

Date: 1886-08-07 before

Description: Menu from the midsummer dinner of the Thirteen Club, with the seal of the club on the front cover: the legend, "Morituri te salutamus" ("We who are about t...


To You

Date: 1930 after

Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...


Description: Letterhead of the Webster Manufacturing Company, with an elevated view of the company complex on the left, and a single rocking chair on the right.

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a soda fountain with two girls seated on stools in front of the counter and a soda jerk behind. Two puppies are on the floor near t...


Description: Front and back covers of the Mortons Surf Club menu, with a black on blue grid of Chicago streets from Lake Michigan to Vincennes Avenue, and E. 45th to E....

Date: 1938 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Cream Top Beer, Whitewater Brewing Co." Pictured on the label is a man sitting at a...

Date: 1948-05-14 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1900," with men in tuxedos and women in long gowns sitti...


James Monroe

Date: 1861 

Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...

Date: 1936 

Description: Holiday card with a man lounging in a easy chair. He is holding a cigarette in a holder in his left hand and a cocktail in his right. He is wearing a smoki...

Date: 1951 

Description: The inside of a holiday card. It shows the head of the company, D.C. (Clark) Everest, sitting at his desk. Four green frames across the top show different...


Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.

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