Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Engraving of Wahk-Tä-Ge-Li, a Sioux Indian in warrior dress.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The word "UNION" with a bow underneath. The letters of "UNION" are blue with white stars on top and red stripes on the bottom. The first "N" is backwards....

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: An engraving from a daguerreotype of Ulysses S. Grant.


Ball Play

Date: 1844 

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...

Date: 1870 

Description: Broadside issued by veterinarian E.W. Palmer of Garden Prairie, Iowa, advertising his large animal services including his weekly Saturday clinic at Moffatt...

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: 1811-10-08 

Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Chromolithograph card featuring an illustration of a man (or boy) perched barefoot on a rope ladder at the edge of a balcony. He is trying to kiss the woma...

Date: 1882 

Description: "The lightest draft and most complete mower in use!" Features an illustration of a man pulling the mower, with two men sitting on it. Includes the text: "T...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A lithograph of the Coliseum for the Grand National Peace Jubilee in Boston, Massachusetts on June 15-19.

Date: 1889 

Description: Page from a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. The page features two illustrations of parts of the McCormick binder, and an illustration of a M...


Corn Crops

Date: 1895 

Description: The front (top) and back (bottom) of a promotional card advertising land in northern Wisconsin. The image on the front of the card shows a man holding up a...

Date: 1861-10-14 

Description: Engraving of Old Abe, mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Civil War Voluntary Infantry, displayed for a crowd. The eagle bearer holds Old Abe's staff perch while t...

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: 1832 ca.

Description: Black and white engraving showing landscape with Fort Pierre and Indian tipis along the Missouri River.


John Hartman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two men and two women pose outside the home of John Hartman. The caption reads, "This view, taken from the garden, shows the home of John Hartman, near Phi...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Engraving entitled "Tomb of Washington--Mount Vernon".

Date: 1844 

Description: Horses cavorting on the plains (Plate 3). "Next in importance to the buffalo, for the use of man, is the horse, which is found joint-occupant with the I...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The tree of liberty with a flag for each state including the Union states and the Confederate states. Each flag is labeled with the initials of each state....

Date: 1837 

Description: Fond du Lac Company House. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and several Indian dwellings are erected next to it. A man on horseback with...

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