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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. Arthur was born on October 5, 1829 in Fairfield, Vermont, and 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 "3RD ROU...

Date: 1950-03-24 before

Description: Front cover of a farewell dinner menu from the Italian Line ship Saturnia, with two Commedia dell' Arte characters: Pantalone, a black masked figure...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cartoon depicting the delivery of ice from a wagon. Children surround the wagon and a boy shouts, "Oh Skin-nay, yoo hoo! I-I-Ice."

Date: 1896 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...

Date: 1936 

Description: Holiday card with a man lounging in a easy chair. He is holding a cigarette in a holder in his left hand and a cocktail in his right. He is wearing a smoki...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front covers of gate fold Hotel Noble menu, with two "hillbilly" figures: one stands barefoot and holds a rifle while a dog sleeps at his feet; the other i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A colored illustration, featuring in the center a young girl standing by a modern bee hive and holding a smoker in her left hand. Her right hand is resting...

Date: 1885 

Description: Advertisement for Watson-Deering Twine Binder for 1885. The illustration features a rear view of a man using a team of horses to pull a twine binder throug...

Date: 1934 

Description: Holiday card of a horse-drawn coach with passengers inside as well as on the roof. Many gifts and pieces of luggage are on top. Four horses are pulling the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy seated on a giraffe. He is wearing a green cap, blue jacket, red and white striped pants and black shoes. He holds...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for William Wilson, Medical Electrician that features a Greek godlike figure wearing various electrical medical garments and holding a placar...

Date: 1973 

Description: Advertising proof created by Foote, Cone & Belding for the International Harvester Company. Features a color illustration of a man sitting in an Internati...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a boy riding a bucking donkey. His cap is flying off of his head. A heart lays on the ground with the text "Valentine Greeti...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Nabu-naa-kee-shick, or the One Side of the Sky, a Chief of the Chippewa (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Cover of a pamphlet produced by the Velie Motors Corporation to advertise the Biltwel 12-24 tractor. The text, entitled "Horses vs. Profit," is illustrated...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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Description: Sketches by Frank King of his Gasoline Alley characters. The characters are, from left to right: Carole, Skeezix, Spud, Trixie, Gooth, and Clarence.

Date: 1889 after

Description: Menu from the Dining Car "Minneapolis" on the Chicago & North Western Railway, with an illustration of a child in shorts, a loose top, and a bonnet standin...

Date: 1855-02 

Description: Engraved image from Harper's New Monthly Magazine showing people riding in a stagecoach pulled by two horses.

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