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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...
Date: date unknown
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...
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...
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...
Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.
Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.
Description: Plate 38. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
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...
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman in a black evening gown standing next to a refrig...
Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...
Description: Advertising brochure for Dell O'Dell, one of a few professional female magicians.
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...
Description: Advertising card featuring a color illustration of a woman in a bonnet holding a rectangular parasol. Text at bottom reads: "Pure Animal Bone Fertilizer."
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: 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: 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...
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Date: 1954 ca.
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International Harvester "femineered" refrigerators. Features a woman leaning in on a refrigerator and an inset of a wo...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Metea, a Chief of the Potawatomi Tribe.
Description: Die-cut, scored advertising display card, of unfolded cardboard, with two pieces glued together. Includes an illustration of a woman pointing to a spot whi...
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