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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A Capital City Mills advertisement from the 1894-1895 Madison City Directory.
Description: Connecticut State Lottery ticket for the benefit of the Bishop's Fund.
Description: A colored engraving depicting a bird under a glass dome with flowers and plants on a decorative shelf.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".
Description: Invitation to the Presidential Inaugural Ball that celebrated the re-election of Abraham Lincoln, together with Andrew Johnson, who succeeded to the Presid...
Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a woodcut illustration with labeled parts.
Date: 1852 ca.
Description: Printed petition addressed to Governor Leonard J. Farwell concerning the lack of qualifications of the present state Emigrant Agent and their desire for th...
Description: Narrative Journal of Travels from Detroit Northwest through the Great chain of American Lakes to the sources of the Mississippi River in the year 1820. Ill...
Date: 1860 after
Description: George Washington on the left holds the American Revolutionary flag with the date "1776" on it, and a Union Zouave soldier on the right holds a Union flag...
Description: Handbill or broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper. Features a small illustration of the machine followed by warnings to other manufactu...
Description: George W. Dawson, an African-American passenger from the steamer Central America swims to a piece of debris to which several men are clinging after...
Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The last three images show a McCormick han...
Description: View of Main Street from Mackey's Mill.
Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...
Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Date: 1860 before
Description: Portrait of Michael Corcoran. Caption below reads, "SONS OF ERIN!-Let the watchword be CORCORAN! RESCUED IF LIVING, AVENGED IF DEAD!" Black ink on beige en...
Description: A cartoon entitled "The Latest Illustration of Our Humane Indian Policy" depicting an imprisoned, injured Native American man who has been served "boiled s...
Description: A cherub (angel) sits on a wagon with a bellows on top. He is blowing bubbles from a pipe. The newest bubble has the words " A ZEPHYR" in it (a zephyr is a...
Date: 1885-09-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...
Date: 1882-02-03 before
Description: Cover and interior menu for "M. Le General Fairchild" in shadowed blackletter with the intertwined initials "M" and "P" and the head of a goat above. Gold-...
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