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The Pet Bird

Date: 1852-01 

Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.

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Description: Holiday card with doves of peace holding flags from various countries over a metallic gold background. The Christmas star is overhead. The text on the insi...

Date: 1882-08-24 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from Kaye's Park House, with a lakeside view of the hotel, a paddlewheel steamboat, people in rowboats or standing by a Kaye's Pa...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Prentice, Wisconsin, with a banner that reads "Post Office" in red letters, and an eagle perched on a shield with stars an...

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Joyeux Noel!

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a soldier walking while carrying a child who is waving an American flag. The soldier is wearing a uniform and a campaign hat. Two childre...

Date: 1927 

Description: Spanish advertising catalog for McCormick binders and headers. Title on catalog reads "La Espigadora 'Picaflor' McCormick" and features an illustration of...

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Woodpecker

Date:  ca.

Description: The woodpecker is a brightly colored bird of the family, Picidae. It has a stiff tail and strong claws to aid in climbing, and a chisel-like beak for bori...

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Description: The eagle "Old Abe" was used for many years by J.I. Case Company, of Racine, Wisconsin, as the firm's trademark, and is shown on these advertising cards is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraved view of "The Jaws" in the Wisconsin Dells.

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Cazenovia, Wisconsin. On the left is an eagle resting on a pile of U.S. Mail bags. On the right is an image of a railroad...

Date: 1871-11-25 

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...

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Kingfisher

Date:  ca.

Description: The kingfisher, from the Alcedinidae family is noted for its crested head, bright colors, and long, sharp bill. Most species feed on fish by diving and gr...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: View of the Stone Walls on the Upper Missouri River. Includes herd of bighorn sheep.

Date: 1891-12-03 before

Description: Front cover and menu page for a dinner of the "Loyal Legion. Michigan Commandery with Saginaw Valley Companions at Bancroft House," with the badge of the o...

Date: 1851 

Description: "Good Testimony, Read, Read!", a broadside issued by citizens of Milwaukee in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of the Whig candidate, Leonard J. Farw...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office at Tigerton, Wisconsin, with a stock Chinoiserie image of a man standing and a woman holding a fan sitting in either a boat o...

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Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...

Date: 1901-01-21 before

Description: Back and front covers of the ninth dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, an organization that met several times a season to hear speakers on various civic issues...

Date: 1915 

Description: Diagram of the kerosene burner used in Parrett tractors. The caption beneath the drawing reads, "This illustrates the way the kerosene is burned in the PAR...

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