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Date: 1891-03-05 before
Description: Front cover and inside of menu for a dinner honoring U.S. Senator John C. Spooner when he was Chairman of the Committee on Claims, with an oval photograph...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Wisconsin State University, now the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vignettes include Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, As...
Description: Engraved illustration of an elevated view of the "McCormick Reaper & Mower Works." Ships are in the background, behind the factory.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.
Date: 1885-06-23 before
Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...
Description: View of Main Street from Mackey's Mill.
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.
Description: Holiday card with flowers and butterflies. Caption reads: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year". Chromolithograph.
Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.
Date: 1854 ca.
Description: Engraving of the first capitol building built in Madison used as an illustration by the Madison Mutual Insurance Company, a first insurance company, the di...
Date: 1860 after
Description: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in a boxing ring. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "1ST ROU...
Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...
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...
Description: The American Eagle is holding a banner with the word "BEWARE" on it in his beak. He is gripping a federal shield with a Union flag draped over it with his...
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: 1881-03-06 before
Description: Front cover and interior menu with ornaments in gold ink and "Son Excellence Madame Fairchild" hand lettered in silver ink on card stock with raised silver...
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Mower, "monarch among mowers." Contains testimonials from various parts of the country. The reverse contains similiar test...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Too-sha-na-gan-ka, or the Little Otter, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the T...
Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...
Description: Assiniboin Indians.
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