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My Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card showing a male bird standing on a tree branch with a top hat, cane and bouquet of flowers. To the right is a female bird wearing a hat...

Date: 1844 

Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Two-sided holiday card with blue fringe all around the edges. The front has a young girl holding cream colored roses. She is wearing a white dress with a r...

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Description: Photographic holiday card from Marie and Averell Harriman. Mr. Harriman was governor of New York 1955-1958, U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union 1943-1946,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1849 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...

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Dell O'Dell

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertising brochure for Dell O'Dell, one of a few professional female magicians.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

Date: 1971-03-31 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of a reception at Perino's restaurant in honor of champion figure skater and screen star Sonja Henie, given by her widower, Niels...

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln in a dark-colored dress, hair in ringlets with a jeweled hair band, and holding a fan; engraved by Samuel Sartain, and pri...

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

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Description: Letterhead of the Bunde & Upmeyer Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with two putti setting a ring with a radiating, faceted gemstone. They are hovering amid...

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Date: 1847 

Description: An unhappy looking bride is seated in a chair looking out the window as another woman sits on the floor holding her hand. A third woman looks on angrily.

Date: 1901 

Description: Advertisement for Bunde & Upmeyer jewelers with a drawing of a butterfly-winged faerie holding a jeweled nacklace and hovering among several gemstones. The...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1860 after

Description: General Winfield Scott is chopping down a tall tree with an ax. Eight frightened men cling to the upper limbs. Caption below reads, "The downfall of Secess...

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Description: Numbered memohead of the Oneida National Bank of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, with a profile view of a Native American man wearing beads, feathers, a ribbon in...

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Description: Two-sided playing card used for advertising by magician Howard Thurston (d. 1936), arguably the greatest magician of his day. The reverse side of the card...

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