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Description: An etching of a Southern woman praying in a Vicksburg casement during the siege. Copied from "Confederate War Etchings" by A. Volck.
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: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.
Description: "The Reader," an illustration of a woman reading while seated at a lace-covered sewing machine cabinet. The illustration was part of "The Universal Sewing...
Description: Am advertisement for the La Crosse Models F and G tractors. Color illustration depicts a man and woman watching another man driving a tractor. Includes a g...
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Date: 1908-09-20 before
Description: Farewell dinner menu from the S.S. Marquette, with a man, a woman, and a child in Dutch clothing on a boat, facing away to look at an approaching sh...
Description: Front cover and first page of a menu from a railroad dining car, with a woman in long robes carrying a tray with a steaming dish of food. A border of fruit...
Description: Printed color handbill that advertised the special events of the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a woman bearing a platter of produce.
Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...
Description: Holiday card of a horse-drawn coach with passengers inside as well as on the roof. Many gifts and pieces of luggage are on top. Four horses are pulling the...
Description: Miss Batchelor, aspiring actress around the turn of the century.
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: 1860 after
Description: Lady Liberty is holding a wreath in her left hand and a Union flag in her right hand. A federal (bald) eagle and a cannon appear behind her. A verse that a...
Date: ????-10-24 date unknown
Description: An illustrated advertisement for Nadinola Bleaching Cream, claiming that it's "How Southern Girls Keep Their Wondrous Complexions".
Date: 1905-12-04 before
Description: Front and back covers of the menu and program for a Six O'Clock Club dinner, with an Art Nouveau style border in black-edged textured gold and the profile...
Description: A political cartoon entitled "The Hercules of Labor saving his Country" depicting a man with a sword lopping the heads off a double-headed snake, which is...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: "The Scalp Dance is given as a celebration of a victory; and amongst this tribe, as I learned whilst residing with them, danced in the night, by the light...
Description: Letterhead of the J.S. Stearns Lumber Company of Odanah, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Indian Reservation Soft Pine and Norway Lumber" and general merchandi...
Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.
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