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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Men-dow-min, or the Corn, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) dwarf. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green Bay (1827).

Date: 1829 ca.

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Includes boats on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...

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: 1844 

Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...

Date: 1853 

Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of two men working in a cellar full of wooden barrels filled with fermenting beer.

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Weesh-cub, or the Sweet, a noted Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Chie...

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: 1889 

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...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Lady Liberty, holding a Union flag with a liberty cap on the pole is leaning on the California state seal, with a Confederate flag under her foot. The...

Date: 1866-05 

Description: Engraved exterior view of a smelting furnace with a small group of men with horses gathered in front.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A rooster with a Union flag, representing the Union army, is facing a chicken (with what appears to be ostrich legs) with a piracy flag, which is supposed...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A freed slave with a hoe in his left hand and his right hand on his hip. Caption at the top reads, "Massa can't have dis chile, dat's what's de matter". Ca...

Date: 1886-05-14 

Description: Printed announcement of the opening of the Madison Fire Department. At the top, in a circular frame, is a fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine. B...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Four Union soldiers chasing four Confederate soldiers. The Union soldiers have a Union flag, a cannon and rifles with bayonets. The four Confederate soldie...

Date: 1856 

Description: View along bridge of paddle boats and ships in the harbor, pedestrians, and the town in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1888 

Description: Ticket for the quarterly twenty dollar drawing of the Louisiana State Lottery Company.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a woman spanking a young boy...

Date: 1878 

Description: Directions for attaching the McCormick Self-Binder to a harvester. Features an illustration of an early wire binder.

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