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Date: 1883 

Description: Illustrations from an 1883 McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog portraying the evolution of the reaper. The first three drawings show pigs being l...

Date: 1895 

Description: A cartoon comparing two farmer's experiences, one with McCormick machinery, and one with "ordinary" binders. The caption at the bottom reads: "He Laughs Be...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag. Pro-Confederate envelopes were not as common as pro-Union envelopes. Black ink on beige envelope, image covers entire front. Image p...

Date: 1835 

Description: Portrait of O-hay-wa-nim-ce-kee (Yellow Thunder) a Chippeway (Ojibwa) chief painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1826).

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three die cut pieces. The middle piece is a sleigh pulled by one horse. There are three children in the sleigh; one boy isdriving...

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The Son

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: The Son, an Chief of the Miami Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Massinnewa (1827).

Date: 1880 

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

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1867 

Description: Directions for putting together and operating McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine. Features labeled drawings of the machine set up as a reaper and as a...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: "Andersonville Prison, Camp Sumter, Ga., as it appeared August 1st 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war." A lithograph "drawn from memory by Thom...

Date: 1876-02-14 before

Description: Menu for the Centennial Reception of the Wisconsin Legislature in the Agricultural Rooms of the State Capitol, printed in a range of typefaces.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The Confederate flag, upside down. Caption below reads, "A flag-itious article out of place." Blue and red ink on cream envelope, image in upper left corne...

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19). "The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in t...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Engraving from the back of an advertising or trade card showing views of the Warder, Mitchell and Company factory buildings at Springfield, Ohio. The compa...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1844 

Description: Depiction of a buffalo on the plains (Plate 2). "This noble animal, which is the largest and most formidable of the ruminating species, existing in Nort...

Date: 1821 

Description: Engraving of the Pictured Rocks shoreline viewed from Lake Superior.

Date: 1878-03-09 

Description: Illustration by N.A. Greenback of ice-skaters and iceboats featuring the new Poughkeepsie design of pivoting runners. A key at the bottom of the image iden...

Date: 1839-06-27 

Description: Invitation for Darwin Clark to the Independence Ball on the 4th of July, 1839 at the American Hotel.

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