Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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...
Description: Two holiday cards with European Robins. Robins are a symbol of Christmas in Great Britain. Caption reads: "A merry christmas". Chromolithograph. Images and...
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...
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: “...
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...
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.
Description: 1859 Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad pass belonging to S.S. Merrill. Pass is signed by George Dunlap.
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.
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...
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...
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...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706