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Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.
Date: 1860 after
Description: A fox, with J.D. and crossbones on his leg, wearing a coat and hat with a skull on it, steals away in the night on a road labeled "TO DIXIE'S LAND". The mo...
Date: 1897-11-20 before
Description: One-page menu card with die-cut notched corners from the Chinese legation in Tokyo. At the top is a lattice medallion printed in gold ink and leaf and tend...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Indian Utensils and Arms. An engraving illustrating 18 various objects used in ceremonial and daily life of American Indians.
Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.
Description: A seven-sided arrangement of Union ships and military camps surrounding 7 rats and one cat. Harpers Ferry appears in the center of a circular design. The s...
Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...
Description: A donkey (ass) labeled "SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY", with a Confederate flag tied to his tail, is pulling against the post to which it is tied. The post is label...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Promotional card displaying John Riemer and a women in front his home.
The caption reads, "Home of John Riemer, 3 3/4 miles from Stetsonville, Taylor...
Description: Handbill issued by E.B. McCagg, President of the N.W. Sanitary Commission, urging citizens to plant potatoes and onions to be divided, and to put up dried...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.
Description: Drawing of the steamboat Western World. Several people stand on the deck. An American flag and flags reading Detroit, Michigan Central, Buffalo, N.Y...
Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from the pages of the Wisconsin Blue Book.
Date: 1884-10-02 before
Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Description: Advertisement for the Champion Self-Raking Reaper and Mower. This page was taken from an 1879 catalog for Warder, Bushnell & Glessner Co. of Springfield, O...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Kaa-nun-der-waaguinse-zoo, or the Berry Picker, a famous Chippewa (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Tr...
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