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Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

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...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Francis Godfroy, a celebrated Miami chief who was half French and half Miami. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty...

Date: 1896 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...

Date: 1833 

Description: Portrait of Black Hawk (Mac-Cut-I-Mish-E-Ca-Cu-Cac) painted from life.

Print

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: 1861 ca.

Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved image of three men in a dark room examining kegs of beer by candlelight.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Eleven portraits of young costumed students appear in an advertisement reading "Leo Kehl Dancers To Appear In Recital."

Date: 1976 before

Description: "A general staff officer stands in the left foreground in the single-breasted blue coat with black herringbone false buttonholes on the chest and cuffs and...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring a boy riding a bucking donkey. His cap is flying off of his head. A heart lays on the ground with the text "Valentine Greeti...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Besser tractor featuring a photograph of a man using the tractor and a disk harrow in a farm field. The text reads, "The Besser. A Ge...

Print

Dill Tractor

Date: 1918 

Description: Side view photograph of a man using a Dill tractor and grain binder in a field, with an explanation below describing how the binder is operated. A small il...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of George Washington from a painting by J.G. Chapman after C.W. Peale.

Date: 1979-02 

Description: Advertising proof created by Foote, Cone & Belding for the International Harvester Company. Features two-color photographs of farmers using the Internation...

Date: 1881 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a border of white flowers surrounding a smaller polka dot border. Inside is the text "St. Valentine's Day", daisies and a bee. Th...

Date: 1929-06-17 

Description: Advertising placard for McCormick-Deering tractor service showing a cartoon of men playing baseball with onlookers peering over a fence. Dialog balloons co...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of J.O. Gilbert of Blair, Wisconsin, a jewelry and silver dealer who also dealt in books, stationery, and tobacco. Features a pocket watch with...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Engraving of Edward George Ryan (1810-1880) at the age of 65. He was Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court after the Civil War, and a leading Democr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cartoon depicting the delivery of ice from a wagon. Children surround the wagon and a boy shouts, "Oh Skin-nay, yoo hoo! I-I-Ice."

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