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Description: A reproduction of an ad or counter card for the Universal Food Chopper. Text on the image reads, "The Universal Food Chopper, and a few of the things it ch...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Florence, Italy in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A family of twelve sitting in chairs under a tree in their yard. A child sits in a high chair. The frame house has a Hekla Insurance sign above its door;...
Description: Mrs. Halle Steensland poses seated in a rocking chair in the beautifully decorated sitting room in her house at 315 North Carroll Street. She appears to be...
Description: Engraving of a woman sitting in a chair with light from an attic window shining on her face. Next to her is a rumpled bed and a pull-toy overturned on the...
Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...
Description: Chromolithograph card of two women from Japan in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Illustrations from the Boston Herald of scenes at the school of housekeeping, including "in the kitchen" and "studying hygiene".
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Family in yard in front of picket fence with farm house and building. A young girl sits in a high chair and a man leans on tree behind the fence.
Date: 1859-09 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"On my first extensive trip to Lower Canada in Sept. 1859, when I was already a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illust...
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: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaw and Child". Portrait of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman and her child painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac in 18...
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Valencia in "native" Valencian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: The Springer family sits in their yard around a table. A patterned shawl is on the back of a chair, and a girl has a scarf around her neck. A woman holds a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A man with his back turned poses on a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. On his left are four females including a woman, one younger woman, and...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The kitchen in the Northern Hospital for the Insane. Institutional cooking equipment and various supplies are visible.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The Neils Hallanger family is posed in their yard around a table piled with books. One lady is posed with a parasol and servant women sit on a sofa in the...
Description: A family group is posed seated around a table in front of a picket fence which encloses the brick Greek Revival house. One woman displays a framed portrai...
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