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Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.
Description: Front of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower, featuring a color illustration of the enclosed-gear mower on a black background.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Color illustration of a farmer operating a horse-drawn McCormick Advance reaper. The illustration is from a four-panel advertising folder for the C.H. and...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Joc-O-Sot, "A Sauk Chief from the Upper Missouri, U.S.A."
Description: Menominee war dance, as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited Green Bay, Wisconsin about 1838. This detail...
Date: 1887-09 before
Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...
Date: 1856 before
Description: A hand-colored lithograph, made from drawings by Hamilton Patterson, Perry Expedition draftsman, of two colorful fish. Both are identified as Sebastes
Date: 1889-03-06 before
Description: Front cover and menu listing for a breakfast in honor of evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On the cover is an ivory tipped-in text plate bordered with a deckle-e...
Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...
Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...
Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.
Date: 1860 after
Description: The "crest" of Jefferson Davis has a horizontal blue field at the top with white stars representing the seceding states. Three vertical fields (red-white-r...
Description: Flyer advertising field trial victories won by the McCormick Twine Binder in Australia and New Zealand. Headline reads "Echoes from the Antipodes."
Description: Winfield Scott and William Seward stand in the boxing ring in which Lincoln fought Davis. Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee, drawn from sketches and photographs for the "Milwaukee Daily Sentinel", with insets of Schlitz Park and the Pabst Brewing Com...
Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.
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...
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Date: 1889-11-02 before
Description: Engraved view of a government snagboat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river.
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