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Date: 1835 ca.
Description: O'-check-ka, or Four Legs, Head Chief of the Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) on Lake Michigan. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the...
Description: Proof sheets of five and ten dollars bills of the Wisconsin Bank of Madison. Among other illustrations, the notes include an engraving of Leonard J. Farwel...
Date: 1855-01-07 ca.
Description: Sketch of the defeat of General Braddock during an ambush in the French and Indian War.
Date: 1884-06-05 before
Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
Description: Broadside advertising McCormick's Patent Virginia Reaper, manufactured by what was then known as C.H. McCormick & Co. Features an illustration of the reape...
Description: Flyer advertising the McCormick Mower, "monarch among mowers." Contains testimonials from various parts of the country. The reverse contains similiar test...
Description: Front of advertising card featuring a color illustration of two men, each using a team of horses in a field to pull harvesting machines.
Description: Color lithograph of International Exhibition building, originated by the Society of Arts, at the suggestion of Henry Cole. View of the front of the buildin...
Description: Front of printed handbill concerning an offer of amnesty to local rebels. Annotations by Colonel C.R. Jennison appear on back.
Description: Fond du Lac Company House. Groups of Indians are in the yard outside the inn, and several Indian dwellings are erected next to it. A man on horseback with...
Date: 1884-04-06 before
Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...
Description: A call to arms issued by Confederate colonel John H. Morgan, asserting that the Confederacy is winning the war. He mentions George B. McClellan, Thomas J....
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: 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...
Description: "The Battle of the Reapers. The McCormick on the War Path!" Advertisement for McCormick Harvesting Machines reporting field trial victories.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: A Quaker bonnet made from the Union flag. It is unlikely that any practicing Quaker would have anything to do with a "Union bonnet" because of their belief...
Description: View from bridge on river. Storefronts and homes line the road that stretches to the horizon.
Description: Chromolithograph portrait of "Old Abe", eagle mascot of Company C, 8th Wisconsin Regiment (the Eau Claire Eagles). Old Abe is perched on a cannon with his...
Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Scene showing Minatarre Indians moving about their village during the winter season.
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