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Weary Woman

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...

Date: 1947 

Description: Holiday card with a snow man and woman riding in a sleigh. They are wearing coats and have a plaid blanket on their laps. He is wearing a hat with a feathe...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for a cast-iron Avery tractor replica toy. The location of the Avery Company is identified as Peoria, Illinois.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...

Date: 1908-07-03 before

Description: Folded menu from the Hotel Müller, with hikers on the die-cut flap, ascending a mountain, and mountains and sky on the panel beneath. The drawings are sign...

Date: 1844 

Description: A buffalo surrounded by wolves (Plate 10). "There are several varieties of the wolf species on the American prairies, the most numerous and formidable of...

Date: 1875-12 

Description: Composite of engraved images of men involved in various athletic activities: fencing, weightlifting, juggling with clubs and cannon balls, wrestling, and b...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front cover of the American Youth Hostel log book of bike hostel trips taken by participants in a Neighborhood House summer program for girls (later trips...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a cat with a megaphone sitting on the number three. In a blue plaid heart tucked behind, the text reads: "I'd Give 3 Cheers If You'...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a woman, floating in a washtub labeled "Lady Davis" which flies the Confederate flag. He holds a bottle in his left hand and st...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Catalog cover of the Hammer Blow Tool Company of Wausau, Wisconsin, probably meant to accompany the company's display at the Chicago Century of Progress....

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L.F. Jevne

Date:  ca.

Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Old Judge Cigarettes. Depicted is L.F. Jevne, a baseball player from Minneapolis.

Date: 1978 

Description: Holiday card showing four African Americans, two men and two women, sliding down a hill on a sled. More snow-covered hills are visible in the background. T...

Date: 1954-04 

Description: Advertising proof created by Young and Rubicam for the International Harvester Company. Features an illustration of a baseball player with the text "Alway...

Date: 1964 

Description: Front cover of an International Harvester catalog of "working toy models," featuring color illustrations of a Farmall 806 tractor and an International pick...

Date: 1878 

Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on snowshoes hunting buffaloes immobilized by snow (Plate 15). "In this plate is illustrated the mode alluded to in the preceding page, of the Indi...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Encampment of the Piekann Indians.

Date: 1891 

Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...

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