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Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Lithograph showing the projected plan for the memorial. Monument is on top of a hill, looking out over the city, with a fenced off park area. Seven people...

Date: 1845 

Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis walks a tightrope over a waterfall heading toward the side of a cliff on which is the Capitol building, a soldier, and the Union flag. Behi...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A large bulldog, (Winfield Scott), and a small whippet dog, (Jefferson Davis), face each other over a rack of ribs, (Washington D.C.). The bulldog wears a...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Lithograph of the Empire Mower and Reaper; several other reaper manufacturers and models are identified in the illustration which appears above the text: “...


Black Hawk

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Sauk chief Black Hawk (center). The individual on the left is The Winnebago Prophet, the person on the right is Black Hawk's son. Hand-colo...

Date: 1882 

Description: Flyer advertising field trial victories won by the McCormick Twine Binder in Australia and New Zealand. Headline reads "Echoes from the Antipodes."

Date: 1866 date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders engraving of Cordelia Harvey.

Date: 1859 

Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A graphic design of a Confederate officer labeled "SECESSION" hanging by the neck from a beam. He is choking, his tongue is hanging out and his eyes are pr...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Punka Indians encamped on the banks of the Missouri River and canoeing in river.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Interior of the hut of a Mandan chief showing various objects and animals with five Mandans seated on ground.

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.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A smiling devil with wings holds a large jar of C.S.A. Whiskey marked with a poison symbol, and a Confederate flag sticking out of it. Blue and red ink on...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

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