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Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

Date: 1820 

Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...

Date: 1841 before

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, 1841. Born in Virginia on February 9, 1773, he was the first...

Date: 1860 

Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Trade card for William Deering and Company showing "The harvester part" of the Deering "All-Steel" grain binder. The color illustration shows the parts mad...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Caricature of General Nathaniel Lyon that, when viewed horizontally, looks like a lion. Text above reads, "Gen. Lyon, of Missouri." Caption to the right re...

Date: 1887 

Description: "Kearsarge and Alabama: Hauling Down the Flag." A color lithograph published by L. Prang & Co. of Boston.

Date: 1850 

Description: Kakabeka Falls, with men in the foreground facing the falls.

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: An overview of the national cemetery in Andersonville.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: An engraving from a photograph of Samuel Tilden.

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

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Pear's Soap

Date: 1899-09-20 

Description: Advertisement for Pear's Soap featuring an illustration of an admiral washing his hands. Text reads: "The first step toward lightening the white man's burd...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Com-no-sa-qua, a Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Missinnewa (1827).

Date: 1860 after

Description: The letters "U.S.", stacked. The tops of the letters are blue with white stars and the bottoms of the letters and the periods are red and white wavy stripe...

Date: 1860 

Description: A damaged Republican Party ticket for the Racine County Wisconsin slate headed by Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Also of note on the ticket is Congre...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...

Date: 1849 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.

Date: 1851 

Description: Handbill advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by C.H. McCormick & Co. Includes an illustration of the reaper in use. One man is dri...

Date: 1864 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, with 12 vignettes.

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