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Date: 1860 after
Description: Federal (bald) eagle attacking a rattlesnake. The eagle has a Union flag in its left talons and the snake in its right, while biting the snake with its bea...
Description: African American man, left, map depicting Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the border of Pennsylvania, right. Key of "DIRECTIONS" in upper right corner. At...
Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...
Description: Lady Liberty is standing on the body of a fallen soldier. She has a sword in her right hand and is holding the Union flag in her left hand. The words "THE...
Description: Illustration of a Van Duzen traction gasoline engine.
Description: A rare "risque" (for the time) design. A row of soldiers look away from their officer at a young lady as she lifts her skirts to step over a puddle, exposi...
Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Ischohä-Kakoschóchatä, Dance of the Mandan Indians.
Description: A slave is being whipped by a slave owner as he kneels and prays next to a bale of cotton labeled "COTTON" and "CSA". John Bull sits on the bale facing awa...
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.
Description: Commencement program of the University of Wisconsin, July 28, 1858.
Description: Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his nose caught in a bear trap (Washington) while holding a confederate/pirate flag. Caption reads, "Jeff though...
Description: Narrative Journal of Travels through the northwestern regions of the United States, extending from Detroit through the great chain of American lakes to the...
Description: Dacota Woman and Assiniboin girl.
Description: Wisconsin Stage Company Pass belonging to Reverend Kemper. The pass bear engravings of a train and a stage coach.
Description: General Scott holds a large cone decorated with the stars and stripes. Scott is saying, "I'LL BLOCK YOUR GAME". He is about to snuff out Jefferson Davis, w...
Date: 1847 ca.
Description: Carl de Haas house from across a river.
Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...
Description: Three symbols appear from left to right, "God's" eye, the Union flag with a liberty cap on the top and the sun and clouds behind it, and a house. The capti...
Description: Illustration of men harvesting grain with Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The illustration appeared in an advertising folder produced by the McCormick Ha...
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