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Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.
Description: The front side of an advertising card showing a farmer reaching over a fence for a McCormick machine. There is a portrait of Cyrus McCormick on the fence a...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Burton House, (also referred to as the Ridge House by Edna Ferber in her novel, "Come and Get It") with horse-drawn carriages in the foreground.
Date: 1866 ca.
Description: Engraved carte-de-visite portrait of General Ulysses S. Grant and his family.
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of a man using a Gale Chilled Plow (Albion, Michigan) with a donkey in a field. Another man is wal...
Description: A cartoon depicting Justice holding bodies on her scale, one white and six black. The caption includes the phrase "Five More Wanted".
Description: Engraved view of Maiden's Rock at Lake Pepin. A steamboat is on the Mississippi River.
Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.
Description: Engraving of the first Science Hall at University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: Front cover of a catalog for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. The illustration shows a bouquet of wild flowers and plants in the foreground over...
Date: 1860 after
Description: A crop of hemp on the left feeds through a spinning wheel with the words "HEMP FOR TRAITORS NORTH OR SOUTH" on it and then to a gallows with a noose. Uncle...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Holiday card, hand painted poinsettias over a letterpress printed greeting. The text reads: "Christmas Greeting. I am thinking of you today because it is C...
Date: 1890-05-18 before
Description: Front and back sides of the Hotel Barker menu, with a painting of a windmill in an embossed crescent moon shape. Printed in brown ink with reddish highligh...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A card depicting two men posed near a stringer holding the many fish they caught. The caption reads, "Result of a day's fishing on Elk River, Price Co."
Description: Press ticket for the Republican National Convention in Chicago, decorated with an engraving of the White House.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Ma-che-ka-kat, or the Bad Hawk, a Chief of the Monomonie (Menominee) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of...
Date: 1844-10 ca.
Description: View from a pile-driver on the north pier of the community then known as Southport. The pier visible at left center, constructed between 1840-1842, was th...
Date: 1854 before
Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.
Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...
Description: Engraving of Dr. Laura Ross Wolcott, the first president of the Woman Suffrage Movement in Milwaukee.
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