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Description: Portrait engraving of Ulysses S. Grant, "From the photograph preferred by himself, 1869."
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester corn planters. Features an illustration of a Native American woman gesturing toward a distant f...
Date: 1844 ca.
Description: "The Scalp Dance is given as a celebration of a victory; and amongst this tribe, as I learned whilst residing with them, danced in the night, by the light...
Description: Front cover of an advertising brochure for the Marsh-Whitney Platform Binder, manufactured by the Marsh Binder Manufacturing Company. Includes the text: "t...
Description: Plate 50. Portrait from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.
Description: Engraved image of two men working in a cellar full of wooden barrels filled with fermenting beer.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-kaun-see-kaa, the Rattle-Snake, a Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treat...
Date: 1930 after
Description: Holiday card with a stylish woman taking a letter from her Scottie dog's mouth. She is wearing a red dress with a white bow and cuffs, and black high heels...
Description: Advertising card for Deere & Co. "Largest Plow Manfactory, in the World." Features an illustration of a stalk of wheat on the left, partially framing a sce...
Description: Front cover of the Allis-Chalmers general purpose farm tractor Bulletin 1303. The cover features an illustration of a man using a tractor in a field with f...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the Twin City "16" line of tractors. The cover features a color illustration of men gathered around a tractor, as well...
Date: ????-10-24 date unknown
Description: An illustrated advertisement for Nadinola Bleaching Cream, claiming that it's "How Southern Girls Keep Their Wondrous Complexions".
Date: 1860 after
Description: An old woman, stooped over and holding a cane, has Union soldiers ("NORTH" on the left) and Confederate soldiers ("SOUTH" on the right) climbing ladders to...
Date: 1973-01 before
Description: A wall calendar featuring the "World Famous Green Bay Packers." The calendar is advertising Hank Lefebvre's commercial photography business.
Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."
Description: Advertisement for Cleveland tractors featuring a color illustration of a farmer using a Cleveland tractor in what appears to be an orchard. The slogan read...
Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...
Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Kinney Brothers. Depicted is Isaac Lewis, a jockey. Lewis rode in four consecutive Kentucky Derbies, 1886-1889, winn...
Description: Holiday card showing Santa Claus riding a kangaroo. The kangaroo has a saddle and bridle. Santa is wearing his traditional red suit and hat with white fur...
Description: A political cartoon, presumably regarding the milk strike. Features characters who are confused about the rising cost of milk.
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