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Date: 1786 after

Description: Portrait engraving of Thomas Jefferson, from the painting by M. Brown.

Date: 1883 

Description: Lithographed advertising card for the Oliver Chilled Plow Works commemorating the new year, 1884. The card features two color illustrations within a gold f...

Date: 1860 after

Description: The cannon "UNION", supported on the gun carriage with the names of Cameron, Lincoln, Scott and Seward on it, is firing on the house "DISUNION" with a Conf...

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Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison with a vignette of "The Burning of the Capitol by the British, 1814."

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Description: Letterhead of the Post Office in Prentice, Wisconsin, with a banner that reads "Post Office" in red letters, and an eagle perched on a shield with stars an...

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Description: Memohead of the Sanitary Paper Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a toilet paper service, with a hand pulling a sheet of toilet paper from a Sanitary dispens...

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Date: 1941 

Description: Holiday card with man sitting in an easy chair in front of a fireplace. He is smoking a pipe and reading a book. There is a model sailing ship on the mantl...

Date: 1987 

Description: Anti-lottery bumper sticker reading "Don't be fooled! Lotteries increase your taxes."

Date: 1860 after

Description: Crude parody of a coat of arms for the Confederacy. The border on the right, bottom and left is a rattlesnake. The top is a ribbon with the text "OH! "LET...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1889-03-06 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing for a breakfast in honor of evangelist Dwight L. Moody. On the cover is an ivory tipped-in text plate bordered with a deckle-e...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Print of a perspective drawing for an American System-Built House by Rudolph Schindler. Frank Lloyd Wright outlined his vision of affordable housing. He as...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Broadside advertising an auction on the Leo Melcher farm. Items for sale included livestock, feed and crops, farm machinery, and household items including...

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Description: Trade card advertising Dwight's celebrated Cow Brand of Soda and Saleratus. Saleratus is an early name for baking powder.

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Description: Valentine's Day card with three layers. The bottom layer is the folded card with an ornate embossed design in blue and metallic gold. In the center is a cu...

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Description: Letterhead of the Phillip Best Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with three separate proscenium views of the Empire Brewery, the South Side Brewery,...

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Description: Letterhead of the American State Bank, with a front view of the bank entrance, names of the officers, and "Capital and Surplus $100,000.000".

Date: 1884 

Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery. It was Madison's first brewery in 1848 and run by Peter Sprecher until bought by Pe...

Date: 1939 

Description: Valentine's Day card featuring Clarabell, a Disney character. She is wearing a blue dress with a pink sash, pink gloves and black high heels. She is holdin...

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