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Date: 1878 

Description: Advertising card for Goodrich Transportation Company listing destinations and departure times. In the center of the advertisement is a drawing of a sidewhe...

Date: 1858 

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

Date: 1855 

Description: Plan of the Assembly Hall in the second Wisconsin State Capitol showing the seating arrangement.

Date: 1844 

Description: Indians on horseback hunting buffaloes (Plate 9). "Some sixty or seventy young men, all mounted on their wild horses, and armed with bows and lances only,...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A circus traveling on the road has three cages, the first and second are flying the Confederate flag. A stone at the side of the road says "TO BOSTON". "T...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: The White Castles, on the Upper Missouri River.

Date: 1881 

Description: Front of card for the Bucher & Gibbs Plow Co., Canton, Ohio. Features a color illustration of a man wearing a spike helmet and military uniform decorated w...

Date: 1861-04-13 

Description: Etching from a photograph of Mrs. General Gaines.

Date: 1836 

Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card with ribbons, flowers and fruit. On the ribbon are the words "A Merry Christmas!". Chromolithograph.

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Date: 1844 

Description: A portrayal of the effects of contact with whites on the Assiniboine chief, Wi-Jun-Jon. (Plate 25). "In offering this illustration to the reader, I am repr...

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Date: 1860 after

Description: A hot air balloon labeled "SECESSION" bursts and drops men and soldiers out of the gondola towards the ground below. The gondola has crossbones on it and t...

Date: 1847 

Description: A woman sits at a table reading while apparently neglecting her whole family.

Date: 1887 

Description: "The Yearly Wheat Crop in Principal Countries." Chart showing yearly wheat crop production by country for 1880, found inside the back cover of an 1887 McC...

Date: 1863 

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

Date: 1859 

Description: Handbill for Kirby's American Harvester, a combined reaper and mower. The advertisement features two line drawings of the machine in use, as a reaper and...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Union envelope. At the top two flags face each other with a shield in the center on a blue background with white stars. A blue border with white stars fram...

Date: 1882-05-30 

Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Date: 1885 

Description: Engraved image of two men working in a cellar full of wooden barrels filled with fermenting beer.

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