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Date: 1860 after
Description: On the left, an officer in uniform, putting on his gloves in preparation for battle and on the right, a tiny image of the same officer running away. He has...
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick interchangeable twine and wire binder. Explains that farmers can use twine, when twine is cheapest and wire, when wire is...
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking east toward Lake Michigan from a bluff, long since graded into a slope, at about 6th Street between Wisconsin Avenue a...
Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...
Description: Menu for the Newhall House hotel in Milwaukee, extensively illustrated with an engraving of the hotel and prices. The Newhall House, during its day one of...
Description: Union General Winfield Scott crushes a group of Confederate soldiers and a Confederate flag in his giant left hand. Caption below reads, "SCOTT'S HOLD ON T...
Date: 1810 ca.
Description: View of the city of Lincoln, England. Photocopy after an engraving by B.G. Topham.
Description: Lithographic portrait of Key-Way-No-Wut or Going Cloud, the war chief of the Lac du Flambeau band of Chippewa smoking a pipe.
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
Description: Indians disguised as wolves hunting buffaloes (Plate 13). "Of the white wolf and its habits I have given an account in Plate 10, and although these animals...
Description: A public notice of a meeting that nominated Hon. James Duane Doty for Delegate to Congress for this Territory. Other names on document; Hon. Gilbert Knapp,...
Date: 1869 ca.
Description: Engraved view of Madison showing a train in the foreground. The 2nd State Capitol (1st in Madison) can be seen on the horizon.
Description: Sketch from the "New York Illustrated News" of the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, "Lady Elgin". She was struck and sunk by the "Augusta" on Lake Michi...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Herds of bison and elk on the Upper Missouri River.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Mi-a-qu-a, a Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa, Indiana (1827).
Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.
Description: Drawing of Fort Winnebago (near present-day Portage) that illustrated "Wau-Bun", Juliette Kinzie's memoir of her experiences on the early Wisconsin fronti...
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...
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