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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman sitting in a meadow reading a book. She is wearing a yellow dress and a red hat with a feather. To the right in the backg...

Date: 1857 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison, from rooftop across lake with sail boats and steamers. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona."

Date: 1882 

Description: Back of advertising card for the enclosed-gear mower. Included is a list of its features with the heading: "It has excellent features which are peculiar to...

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: 1863 

Description: An engraving of the Battle of Gettysburg, after the painting by P.F. Rothermel.

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Luther Dixon

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Luther Swift Dixon at age 40.

Date: 1860 

Description: Civil War handbill that reads: "Charleston Mercury Extra...The Union Is Dissolved!"

Date: 1860 after

Description: Piece of rope with one end tied in the form of a noose, depicting a skull. Caption below reads, "End of Secession". Blue ink, image on right side of envelo...

Date: 1826 

Description: Originally titled "Chippeway Squaws". Portrait of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) women with their babies painted by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Fond du Lac.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Travellers setting up camp along the Missouri River.

Date: 1858 

Description: Advertisement for the Madison Brewery operated from John Rodermund that appeared in the 1858 City Directory.

Date: 1860 after

Description: Freed male slave in a straw hat. He is superimposed on a black star with the abbreviations of the states of the Confederacy. Behind the black star is an up...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Bison-Dance of the Mandan Indians in front of their medicine lodge in Mih-Tutta-Hangkush.

Date: 1881 

Description: Advertising card featuring an illustration of a man doffing his hat to a woman who is standing on a path holding an umbrella. Above their heads is a large...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A pig with a small saddle on his back. A Union flag is set in the middle of the saddle. On the side of the pig appears the text, "WHOLE OR NONE". Blue and...

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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: 1888-11-15 before

Description: Front and back covers from the twenty-fifth anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark. On the cover are t...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Na-mas, or Little Sturgeon, a Chief of the Chippeway (Ojibwa) Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Green...

Date: 1862 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Jefferson.

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Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

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