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Date: 1860 after

Description: A man, probably Jefferson Davis, rides a pig carrying a sign that reads, "2d EDITION!!! 40,000 Killed, Wounded, THIS ONE MISSING! VIA CINCINNATI!" Blue ink...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Receipt issued by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions to Frederick Smith for a contribution of ten cents from the Sabbath School of the...

Date: 1869-02-13 

Description: Engraved image of several men attempting to ride velocipedes in a large open, interior space. Many have fallen or are struggling with balance.

Date: 1848 

Description: A campaign poster for Free Soil Party candidates Martin Van Buren and Charles Francis Adams for President and Vice-President. Above is the American eagle,...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

Date: 1849 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Metea, a Chief of the Potawatomi Tribe. he spoke against land cessions during the 1821 treaty negotiations.

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

Date: 1827 ca.

Description: Nah-shaw-a-gaa, or the White Dog's Son, a Pottawatomie (Potawatomi) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Gr...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Portrait of Tshi-zun-hau-kau, a Winnebago/Ho-Chunk warrior, that appeared in Volume II of the History of Indian Tribes by Thomas McKenney and James Hall in...

Date: 1861-07-21 

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

Date: 1860 after

Description: An eagle flies above a shield decorated with the stars and stripes. The eagle grasps a banner in its beak that reads, "LOVE ONE ANOTHER". Red stars with th...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19). "The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in t...

Date: 1861-08-24 ca.

Description: Civil War Era Union recruitment poster for Fox River Zouaves.

Date: 1889-09-14 before

Description: One-page menu with a roundel with the seal of the Inman and International Steamship Company Limited, decorative borders, and corner ornaments.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Abraham Lincoln above two crossed Union flags. The caption below reads, "The UNION, it must and shall be preserved." The portrait of Lincoln...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Billy Shane, a Shawnee Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827). Fought for the Americans and...

Date: 1886 

Description: Panoramic drawing of Madison, looking from the University toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. Among the locations identified along the border of the image...

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