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Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
Date: 1889-09-14 before
Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A white sailor and a Native American man sit on the ground near the water, ships are visible in the distance. The colonist holds a sextant in his left hand...
Date: 1950-03-24 before
Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Pantalone, a black masked figure...
Date: 1908-09-18 before
Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a framed illustration of a white-bearded man in profile holding a pipe and turning away to look at a sai...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cigar box label with portraits of inventors Thomas Edison, Eli Whitney, Robert Fulton, Cyrus McCormick, Richard March Hoe. Around the edges are illustratio...
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with three Commedia dell' Arte characters: Corallina, who wears a black m...
Description: Cover of a International Harvester Powertrax brochure describing "Mobile and Stationary Industrial Power." Includes a photograph of a man hauling cargo wit...
Date: 1898-11-26 before
Description: Menu for a "Banquet tendered by the Union Iron Works to the Delegation from the Badger State" given at the Palace Hotel, with an etching of the Battleship...
Date: 1913-09-07 before
Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.
Date: 1903-10-30 before
Description: One-page menu with a detachable postcard at the top, with a profile image of the steamer Washington of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company, a...
Description: Memohead of the A. Booth Packing Company of Bayfield, Wisconsin, dealing in "Oval Brand Oysters, Fish & Canned Goods", with a three-quarter view of the com...
Description: Cover from Goodrich Steamship Lines schedule, with a picture of a screw-driven passenger/freight vessel against the Chicago skyline and a beach scene in th...
Date: 1936-07-08 before
Description: Farewell dinner menu in the form of a house decorated with folk art painting and trim, and a man and a woman in traditional dress perched at the two open w...
Description: Scene from Christopher Columbus' fourth voyage, 1502-1504.
Description: Scene from Drake Expedition near Rio de la Plata, Brazil, ca. 1578.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...
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