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Date: 1850 

Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...

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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1855-12-02 

Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Handcolored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor Wi...

Date: 1896 

Description: A political cartoon satirizing the Republican Party as a bloated man squashing the Labor Party, which is depicted as a working man.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mexkemahuastan, Indian Chief of the Gros-Ventres of the prairies.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indian with rifle in prone position hunting antelope (Plate 20). "The antelope of the prairies and Rocky Mountains of America, which I believe to be differ...

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: "South End and Sink" woodcut of Andersonville Prison from the "Report of the Andersonville Monument Commission." About 1863-1865.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Five soldiers wearing Zouave uniforms gymnastically form a gallows, one soldier acts as a crossbeam, from which hangs a Secessionist holding the Confederat...

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: 1835 ca.

Description: A Celebrated Ottawa Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827).

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 6). "In this Plate, representing a numerous group in motion, and closely pursued by a party of Indians, wi...

Date: 1882 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Champion harvester and binder. Includes the text "the Champion light binder, is the only simple, light, durable, efficient wor...

Date: 1861-07-21 

Description: Depiction of the battlefield. Engraved by J.C. McRae and drawn by W. Momberger.

Date: 1893 

Description: Inside spread of an advertising folder showing factory buildings of the D.M. Osborne Company. The top center illustration is the Office and Factory; bottom...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Siege of Vicksburg." An etching published by Johnson, Fry & Company from a painting by Chappel of the Union lines during the battle.

Date: 1846-09-21 before

Description: Bill of fare for the United States Hotel, with decorative border ornaments running along the sides, top, and bottom of the menu, and general printed catego...

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: 1897-07 

Description: Promotional card depicting the prosperous farming in northern Wisconsin.

Caption: "Here is shown a mixed crop of peas and rye, the clover in the for...

Date: 1884 

Description: Press ticket for the Republican National Convention in Chicago, decorated with an engraving of the White House.

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