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Date:  date unknown

Description: Advertisement for Harriet Meta's Face Dyspepsia Food which promised to make your face "round and plump" and to enlarge the bust and to make a "thin scrawny...

Date: 1889 

Description: Color lithograph cover illustration on the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a Persian horseman on the side of a cliff looking down upon...

Print

Wa-kaun

Date: 1825 

Description: Portrait of Wa-kaun (Snake) a Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien in 1825.

Date: 1880 

Description: Front and back of advertising cards for the Excelsior Gleaner and Binder. Front features illustrations of a man using the machinery in a field. The back fe...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A portrait of Martha Washington appears inside an oval frame, the American flag wraps around the frame on the left side. Over her head in white it reads, "...

Date: 1915 

Description: Advertisement for the Peoria tractor featuring two photographs of men plowing in a field with tractors, along with the headline "Farm Your Farm. The Tracto...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a man, smoking a pipe and washing a sink full of dirty dishes. He is wearing a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up and a black...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Print

Me-no-quet

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Me-no-quet, distinguished Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fo...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising "A Real General Purpose Farm Tractor." The illustration shows a man using a tractor to work in a farm field with barn...

Date: 1939 

Description: Holiday card designed to look like a subpoena. The outside has a drawing of an old fashioned English judge. Below is the text, "Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card with a girl wearing a red uniform and sword, standing on the roof of a fort. A boy in a tan uniform and sword, is looking at her throu...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior spread of a pamphlet advertising the Rock Island "CTX" tractor plow. The advertisement features an illustration of a male farmer using a Heider tr...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Text at top reads, "CHAMPION PRIZE ENVELOPE - LINCOLN & DAVIS IN 5 ROUNDS", underneath reads "5TH ROUND". Lincoln stands inside "THE CHAMPION BELT" beside...

Date: 1917 

Description: Illustration of a man using the Gile tractor in a farm field.

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...

Date: 1890 

Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...

Date: 1940 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International TD-9 Diesel TracTracTors (crawler tractors), featuring photographs of TD-9 crawler tractors in an agricu...

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