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Description: A card advertising Conrad Seipp's Brewery of Chicago. Features a caricature of United States political figures of 1884, including, seated at the table from...
Description: View of several buildings on the grounds of Ripon College.
Description: Front cover and interior of banquet menu for Mexican President Porfirio Diaz, to celebrate the construction of a drainage canal between Lake Texcoco and La...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Remarkable Hills on the Upper Missouri River (views 10-29). Various scenes of land formations.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Winfield Scott and William Seward stand in the boxing ring in which Lincoln fought Davis. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Color advertising cartoon depicting Uncle Sam with arms outstretched over a Deering grain binder. Hybrids of binders by rival manufacturers are depicted on...
Date: 1897-11-30 before
Description: One-page menu for a St. Andrew's Ball, with three thistles surrounding the shield of St. Andrew and a shield with a lion rampant, with a banner reading, "F...
Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.
Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...
Date: 1889 after
Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...
Description: A young woman looks out her arched window with a bird cage hanging outdoors.
Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Advertisement for the Improved Advance self-rake reaper and mower. Features an illustration of the machine in u...
Date: 1888-11-15 before
Description: Front and back covers from the twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark. On the cover are t...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Portion of City Hall with a flag flying from the roof. There is another building across the street, and horse-drawn carriages and people on the road.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee from Bay View.
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...
Description: Engraved exterior view of a lead mining furnace. A man sits in a horse-drawn wagon at the left of the building.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Francis Godfroy, a celebrated Miami chief who was half French and half Miami. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty...
Date: 1891 before
Description: Chromolithograph of the third Wisconsin State Capitol with a U.S. flag atop the dome. The colored illustration was produced by the Milwaukee Lithography an...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Home of William Augustus Prentiss, built in 1836 and burned in 1845. Small two-story house. Four people are standing around the house.
Description: Advertising card for Hoover & Co. Manufacturers of Excelsior Twine Binder, featuring an illustration of a young boy in Asian-style robe and shoes, a queue...
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