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Manitowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870
Description: Bird's-eye view of the city of Manitowoc with a population of 5,168 inhabitants as it appears in 1870, the year the village was granted a city charter by t...
Map or Atlas

Map of Ste. Dominique, Hispaniola

Date: 1655
Description: Map from Drake Expedition, ca. 1585.
Map or Atlas

Map of St. Augustine

Date: 1655
Description: Map from Drake Expedition in Florida, ca. 1585.
Book or Pamphlet

Aultman, Miller and Company Advertising Catalog

Date: 1896
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for Aultman, Miller and Company, manufacturers of agricultural equipment. Features a chromolithograph of a woman sit...
Photograph

Japanese Ukiyoe Prints at Taliesin

Date: August 1957
Description: Japanese prints (Ukiyoe: The Pictures of the Floating World) on display at Taliesin. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green.
Photograph

Workers with Newspaper Photographs

Date: 
Description: Newspaper workers perusing hundreds of photographs. There are three men holding some of the photographs and the rest are mounted on the walls around them.
Photograph

Tejon Indians

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Description: Engraving of Tejon Indians in an encampment.
Print

Mineral Point History Book Cover

Date: 1962
Description: A book cover for "Mineral Point: A History" by George Fiedler. The cover illustration is a Max Fernekes print of Shake Rag Street, a popular street for Cor...
Poster

Leonard Koenig Exhibition Poster

Date: May 1971
Description: Exhibition poster for "Stripcity," Leonard Koenig's M.F.A. show at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 7th Floor Humanities Gallery.
Poster

Maryam Gossling M.F.A. Exhibition Poster

Date: January 1972
Description: Exhibition poster for Maryam Gossling's M.F.A. show in the 7th Floor Gallery in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Humanities building. Held January 1 - 8...
Poster

David G. Thompson M.F.A. Show

Date: May 1971
Description: Poster announcing M.F.A. art exhibition for David G. Thompson. Held May 21-28, 1971, at the Wisconsin Center Concourse Gallery in Madison. Features various...
Poster

"Spirit In Flesh" L.P. Poster

Date: May 1971
Description: Poster advertising for a new "Spirit in Flesh" LP. Features a bearded singer, holding a microphone and wearing an open vest.
Poster

"Fire Holes" Exhibition Poster

Date: May 1971
Description: Poster advertising for an exhibition titled "Fire Holes." Center burn image created by actually burning paper. Letterpress text below reads, "An exhibition...
Poster

Support Prison Rebellions Poster

Date: November 1971
Description: Poster created by SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), advocating support of prison rebellions, and the abolishment of alleged racist prison terror. Fe...
Map or Atlas

Orbis Typus Universalis World Map

Date: 1513
Description: This exquisite woodcut map is one of the first to show any part of North America. It originally appeared in the 1513 Strasbourg edition of Ptolemy's Geogra...
Photograph

Bob Danner Exhibition Poster

Date: October 1972
Description: Poster publicizing an exhibition of serigraphs (silk screen prints) by MFA student Bob Danner at the Wisconsin Union South location.
Poster

D'Arcangelo Visiting Artist Poster

Date: February 1972
Description: Poster promoting a visit and lecture by American printmaker Allan (Alan) D'Arcangelo at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Poster

"Free Karl" Poster

Date: April 1972
Description: Narrow poster advocating the release of Karl Armstrong, who was incarcerated for his involvement in the 1970 Sterling Hall bombing on the University of Wis...
Poster

"Sweet Death and Other Pleasures" Exhibition Poster

Date: April 1972
Description: Poster for an exhibition at the Madison Art Center, entitled "Sweet Death and Other Pleasures," sponsored by the Madison Print Club. Exhibition took place...
Poster

Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" Poster

Date: April 1972
Description: Poster advertising for a performance of Samuel Beckett's play "Endgame" at University of Wisconsin Madison's-Union South theater. Features a crude drawing...

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