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Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with proposed extension to Cleveland, Wooster, Sandusky, Toledo, Cincinnati; Michigan City, Chicago, Galena, Rock Island, St. Louis, &a; in connection with the public works of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

Map of the projected railway from Harrisburg to Pittsburg [sic], with ...

Covers area between Massachusetts and Virginia and west to the Mississippi River. Shows "finished" and "proposed" railroads. A mileage chart entitled "Rail Road Routes from Seaboard to the Interior" appears at ... more

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West & the principal lines of rail roads, canals, navigable streams and lakes, together with the most important towns, and their distances from Chicago.

Map showing the position of Chicago in connection with the North West ...

Map of the north-central United States, east of the Mississippi River, showing the railroad network.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Toledo to Chicago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic seaboard and New York City via the south shore of Lake Erie.

Skeleton map, showing the position and connections of the Michigan Sou...

Outline map of the northeastern United States showing railroads in operation, under construction, and under proposal. Chartered in 1846 and consolidated April 1855 with the Northern Indiana Railroad under the n... more

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer.

Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomo...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh... more

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Gunpowder for sale here / Oliver J. Stuart, N.Y.

Broadsheet advertisement for the Laflin Powder Company, Saugerties, New York, manufacturers of gunpowder, with "Offices [at] 29 Water St. cor. of Olive St. St. Louis Mo. and 79 South Water St. Chicago, Ill." sh... more

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississippi & Missouri railroads; with their connections to New York.

Map of Chicago & Rock Island, Peoria and Bureau Valley, and Mississipp...

Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States showing "railroads completed or in progress" and "railroads proposed & authorized unless named as 'projected.'"

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches & connections, the shortest & quickest route between the east & west.

A correct map of the Pennsylvania Central Rail Road with its branches ...

Sketch map of the eastern United States showing the railroad network and emphasizing the routes between St. Louis and Chicago, and Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York.

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

Map of the Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad.

Outline map of Wisconsin and parts of adjoining states showing major drainage, important cities, and the present and proposed railroad network.

D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations with their respective distances connecting with Chicago.

D.B. Cooke & Co's railway guide for Illinois shewing all the stations ...

Outline map showing "R.R. in operation" and "R.R. in Progress." [From published bibliography]

The death chamber

The death chamber

Slaughterhouse scene with man killing pigs with sledgehammer, as other men bleed, and clean the pig's bodies, Cincinnati, Ohio.

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln, immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right. According to Ostendorf, this portrait by Hessler was copied during Lincoln's campaign and further distributed.

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Illinois]

[Abraham Lincoln: Immediately prior to Senate nomination, Chicago, Ill...

Abraham Lincoln, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right.

Chicago.
Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections.

Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue.

Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

Road road route from Boston, Massachusetts to Chicago, Illinois.

Outline map of a strip between Boston and Chicago showing one schematic rail line with many railroad stations named along the line. Mileage table indicating five railroads is at lower right of map.

The city of Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago, Illinois

Bird's-eye panorama, with border vignettes of buildings and landmarks.

"The irrespressible conflict" Or the Republican barge in danger

"The irrespressible conflict" Or the Republican barge in danger

The cartoon reflects the considerable bitterness among New York Republicans at the party's surprising failure to nominate New York senator William H. Seward for president at its May 1860 national convention. Th... more

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Western bank note & eng. co. steel plate engraving & lithography

Western bank note & eng. co. steel plate engraving & lithography

Print shows an advertisement for the Western Bank Note & Engaving Company, La Salle Street, corner Randolph, Chicago, Illinois, makers of "steel plate engraving & lithography" of "Bonds, Checks & Certificates, ... more

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicago, May 1860

The Republicans in nominating co[nv]ent[ion] in their wigwam at Chicag...

Crowd of mostly women watching Republican convention from upper gallery of a large hall.

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

1. the Zouave drill - running in double quick step; 2. rallying by companies to repel cavalry (with protruding payonets to resemble a pin-cushin).

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

The Zouave Cadets of Chicago

Composite of 8 different drill scenes.

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I.C.R.R., levee of Ohio River, Kentucky

Springfield block, passenger depot, sheds and yard for Army horses, I....

Photograph shows a view of the levee and boats along the Ohio River; Union horse stables, and the Illinois Central Chicago and Cairo railroad, Cairo, Illinois.

Col. A. J. Potter / Brand's Ar[t Gal]lery, No. [108 Lake Street, Chicago, I]ll.
Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with its branches & connections in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota.

Map showing the location of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad with i...

Map of the midwestern United States showing drainage, cities and towns, counties, and the railroad network with emphasis on the main line. Chartered January 16, 1836, constructed in 1853. Consolidated into the ... more

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with its branches & connections through Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan.

Map showing the location of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway with it...

Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads.

Oppression!! Suppressing the press

Oppression!! Suppressing the press

An extremely crude and somewhat obscure satire on Union general Ambrose E. Burnside's controversial suspension of the Chicago "Times" because of "disloyal and incendiary statements." The anti-Lincoln paper was ... more

The Chicago platform / Th. Nast.

The Chicago platform / Th. Nast.

A deceptive broadside, ostensibly a pro-McClellan campaign piece but actually a piercing attack on the Democratic platform. In the center is a portrait of Democratic presidential candidate George B. McClellan... more

Little Mac's double feat of equitation

Little Mac's double feat of equitation

During the 1864 presidential campaign a popular analogy was drawn between Democratic presidential candidate George B. McClellan and an acrobat uneasily straddling two horses at once. The artist here portrays th... more

A little game of bagatelle, between Old Abe the rail splitter & Little Mac the gunboat general

A little game of bagatelle, between Old Abe the rail splitter & Little...

The contest for the presidency in 1864 is depicted as a game of bagatelle (a game similar to pool) between Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln and Democrat George B. McClellan. Lincoln (left) holds a cue "Bal... more

The true peace commissioners

The true peace commissioners

An angered response to false Confederate peace overtures and to the push for reconciliation with the South advanced by the Peace Democrats in 1864. (See also "The Sportsman Upset by the Recoil of His Own Gun," ... more

Isham's celebrated stomach bitters / Lith. Edward Mondel(?), Chicago, Ill.

Isham's celebrated stomach bitters / Lith. Edward Mondel(?), Chicago, ...

Patent medicine label illustrated with man with hammer on flagpole with American flag.

Democracy. 1832. 1864.

Democracy. 1832. 1864.

Two scenes contrast Democratic presidential candidate of 1832 Andrew Jackson and 1864 George B. McClellan. McClellan is portrayed as weak and conciliatory toward the South, whereas his earlier counterpart's st... more

Platforms illustrated

Platforms illustrated

The August 1864 Democratic national convention in Chicago is unfavorably compared to the Republican convention in Baltimore in June of the same year. The artist is especially critical of prominent New York Peac... more

How Columbia receives McLellan's Salutation from the Chicago Platform

How Columbia receives McLellan's Salutation from the Chicago Platform

Columbia repudiates Democratic presidential candidate George Brinton McClellan's endorsement of the platform devised at the August 1864 Democratic convention in Chicago. The text below the picture provides the... more

National picture. Behold oh! America, your sons. The greatest among men / L. Kurz ; lith. by Chas. Shober, Chicago.

National picture. Behold oh! America, your sons. The greatest among me...

A smaller version of no. 1865-7, issued later the same year and printed from one rather than two lithographic stones. In this version the figure of Lincoln is more convincingly drawn, but the continent is cropp... more

E. D. Townsend, Bvt. Maj. Gen. / S. M. Fassett's New Gallery, 114 & 116 South Clark St., Chicago.

E. D. Townsend, Bvt. Maj. Gen. / S. M. Fassett's New Gallery, 114 & 11...

Photograph shows portrait of Brevet Major General Edward Davis Townsend of Adjutant General Department Regular Army Infantry Regiment, in uniform.

Falls of Minne-ha-ha and rustic bridge / J. Carbutt, photographer, Chicago, Illinois..

Falls of Minne-ha-ha and rustic bridge / J. Carbutt, photographer, Chi...

Stereograph shows two women and a man standing on a footbridge before a waterfall.

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