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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Invitation to the annual ball at Turner Hall, sponsored by Madison's Andrew Proudfit Steam Fire Engine Company #2. The company, which was organized in 1870...

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

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: 1860 after

Description: A fox wearing a coat with a skull and the initials J.D. on it also has a Confederate flag tail, crossed bones on his hip, a hat and a walking stick under h...

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Front and back covers for the Ninth International Medical Congress banquet, with a female figure draped in a gown with stars and stripes, a head wrap with...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of brewing company and surrounding roads. On the road in front of the buildings are horse-drawn carts carrying barrels, a trolley car, and pe...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Engraved quarter-length portrait of N.W. Harris.

Date: 1869-03-06 

Description: Engraved image of a man in a top hat and tails riding a velocipede. Another rider can be seen in the background.

Date: 1856 before

Description: A hand-colored lithograph of three colorful fish collected and drawn by an unnamed artist on Perry's expedition to Japan. No. 1 is identified as Serranu...

Date: 1874 

Description: Engaved view depicting a dramatic sunset through clouds over Lake Michigan. Several sailing ships are in the foreground.

Date: 1825-09 

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

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

Date: 1884 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne Self-Binding Harvester with text reading, "The Osborne Gold Medal" and "A Perfect Success in Every Field."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Marching elephant wearing boots and a blanket carries a banner. The banner reads "The Northern Elephant" and has a face on the left side and it is holding...

Date: 1860-11-08 

Description: Receipt for a package delivered to Brees' Express via Morris & Essex Railroad. There is an engraving of a train traveling through a rural landscape near th...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...

Date: 1851 

Description: Illustration of two men using a Hussey Grain Cutter in a field. One man rides on the grain cutter, and another man rides on one of two horses pulling the g...

Date: 1888 

Description: Republican Party ticket distributed in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, in support of the candidacy of Benjamin Harrison and his running mate Levi P. Morton....

Date: 1862-08 ca.

Description: Color lithograph of Union lines in the midst of battle.

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...

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