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John Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."

Date: 1844 ca.

Description: North American Indians on horseback during a buffalo hunt. "In [this plate], I have represented a party of Indians in chase of a herd, some of whom are pur...

Date: 1940 

Description: Sales flyer advising International truck dealers how to compete against used truck sales. Includes cartoon illustrations of a man ordering another to leave...

Date: ????-12-31 date unknown

Description: One-page menu for New Year's Eve from Guido's Supper Club, with a photograph of owner Bill Wells, a spot illustration of a lobster near the surf and turf "...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Mauck-coo-maun, a celebrated Ioway Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Pririe du Chien (1825).

Date:  ca.

Description: Queenie Vassar (1870-1960) Scottish-born stage and motion picture actress of the 1930s and 1940s.

Date:  

Description: Buffet luncheon and drinks menu for the CMSP&P railway, with a waiter ready to serve a table of three men sitting at a table in the lounge car with drinks...

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Pach-e-po

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Pach-e-po, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe, son of Me-o-ne-me, a Chief who served with Gen. Harrison during the late war and was killed at th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of George Washington from a painting by Gilbert Stuart.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Kotex feminine product advertisement from early in the 20th century.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait, halftone printed, of James William Murphy. Murphy served as a U.S. House of Representative member from 1907 to 1909. His signature...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead proof for the International Litho Artists and Engravers Insurance and Protective Association of the United States and Canada, of Milwaukee, Wisc...

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The Slide

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Engraving for "Peterson's Magazine" of women in maids' uniforms sliding down an icy path in the snow.

Date: 1871-11-25 

Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...

Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

Date: 1920-11-06 before

Description: Interior of dinner menu for Special Train enroute from St. Louis, Missouri, to Brownsville, Texas, with an oval portrait of President-Elect Warren G. Hardi...

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Front page of 4-page advertisement with an illustration featuring a man using a team of horses to pull a grain drill in a field.

Date: 1947-10 

Description: Advertising proof created by Young and Rubicam for the International Harvester Company. Features a color illustration of an International KB truck with a...

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You Are Lost

Date: 1860 after

Description: Uncle Sam, labeled "NORTH", holds a Union flag out to a man who has fallen off of a dock loaded with provisions. The dock has cannons along its front and a...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Ash-e-taa-na-quet, a celebrated Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the treaty of Green...

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