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Date: 1832 ca.
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa, a Minatarre, or Big-bellied Indian. He holds a large pipe.
Date: 1835 ca.
Description: Wa-em-boesh-kaa, a Chippeway (Ojibwa) Chief. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Fond du Lac (1836). He is smok...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: View of a mission house, erected between 1862 and 1873.
Description: Page from an advertising brochure for "McCormick's Prize Mower." Includes illustrations of award medals for the Paris Exposition Universal of 1867, and a m...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: "At the Spring," a woodcut illustration from McElroy's "Andersonville: Story of Southern Prisons."
Description: Letterhead of August Kroll of Leopolis, Wisconsin, dealer in hardware, stoves, and tinware, with an image of the interior of a store and customers being he...
Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.
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...
Description: Broadsheet advertising McCormick's Patent Reaping and Mowing Machine, manufactured by C.H. McCormick and Co. Contains an illustration of the machine in use...
Description: Indian dance on snowshoes. (Plate 14)."In the northern latitudes of America, where the winters are long and very severe, from the heavy falls of snow which...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Fort Armstrong on Rock Island, based on a drawing by Henry Lewis. Foreground shows a tree floating in the water.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...
Date: 1860 after
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
Description: A gold star with the federal shield in the center has two Union flags behind it. The verse below reads,
There's a Star in the skies that shall never go do...
Description: Black & white lithograph by Milwaukee lithographer Louis Kurz depicting the Madison Turners or Turnverein at a shooting party on the Madison lakefront. Th...
Description: A handbill entitled "McKinley, The Poltroon & Assassin, In His True Colors."
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Number 14 Osborne Light Twine Binder, featuring a color illustration of a man using a horse-drawn grain binder in a field.
Description: Chat-o-nis-see, Chief of the Pottowattomie (Potawatomi). Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, drawn at the Treaty of Fort Wayne (1827). H...
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...
Description: Fort Union, on the Missouri River in Montana.
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