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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Novelty trade card advertising harvesting machinery manufactured by William Deering and Company. At close range, the image shows two young girls holding a...
Description: Jefferson Davis in a hoop skirt with a basket and fallen dagger. Photographic card of a cartoon concerning Jefferson Davis' flight across Georgia in women...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Psíhdjä-Sáhpa, a Yanktonan Indian.
Description: Engraved image of a man falling off of a high-wheel bicycle. Two people in the background are watching the accident.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Valentine's Day card with a flower and large leaf. A verse is printed on the leaf. It reads "Vainly shall we list for voices, made by absence doubly dear,...
Description: Nina Lynn Sturgis and Hercules Louis Dousman's wedding announcement, "At Home" card and envelope with an "S" and a "D" intertwined on the flap. The ceremon...
Date: 1860 after
Description: In a play on words, Jeff Davis is "taking" Washington with a camera. He is crouching under the cloth peering through a camera on a tripod. The camera is po...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Lithograph of the Empire Mower and Reaper; several other reaper manufacturers and models are identified in the illustration which appears above the text: ...
Description: A Skull and Crossbones wearing a jester's cap with bells, J and D appear on the earflaps, probably referring to Jefferson Davis as a fool. On the crossbone...
Date: 1884-10-02 before
Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...
Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a man in his pajamas carryin...
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.
Description: The Capital House bill of fare for Sunday, December 2, 1855. Proprietors were Nelson & Russell.
Description: Hand-colored engraving showing fur company agents making a distribution of goods to Indians, some of whom are seated on the ground, in a fenced courtyard w...
Description: Quarter-length engraving portrait of Thomas Jefferson painted by G. Stuart and engraved by J.C. Buttre. From "The History of Democracy in the United States...
Description: Front of card for the Bucher & Gibbs Plow Co., Canton, Ohio. Features a color illustration of a man wearing a spike helmet and military uniform decorated w...
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Waa-bin-de-ba, or the White Headed Eagle, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio.
Description: Engraving depicting the Schoolcraft expedition crossing the Ontonagon River to investigate a copper boulder.
Description: View of large gathering of people among trees. A crowd is gathered in a semi-circle facing a table where two people are standing. Two U.S flags fly over th...
Description: "The 'Improved Advance' as a Self-Raker." Flyer advertising the McCormick Improved Advance Reaper and Mower. Features a large illustration of the machine b...
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