Print showing men, women, and children on the lawn in the museum garden, building on the left, and the tents of a military encampment, on the right.
Print shows women and children of all ages viewing exhibits at the "Wax-works" and "see a Womb, to hear fine Lectures, read on Generation, and all the Arts explain'd of Procreation ..."; in a large display case... more
Print shows an advertisement for the Second Street Museum of Living Animals depicting "Romulus, the fighting California grizzly bear" in a fight against "Napoleon 4th", a large bull, on April 8, 1853. The adver... more
Photograph shows the Smithsonian Institution building from the northeast with spectators in the driveway and seated on the grass. Photograph taken before Jan. 1865 when a major fire destroyed parts of the building.
Illustration shows an interior view of a hall in a museum with four men sitting quietly beneath a shelf of "Books of Religious Reference"; there is a small crowd gathered before them. Further along the hall is ... more
Illustration shows a gallery of presidential candidates, clockwise, from bottom left: John Kelly as a card-playing pig, Chester A. Arthur as "The Snake Charmer" charming a snake labeled "Stalwart Vote" with a h... more
Print shows a vignette cartoon with a group of working class individuals complaining about the selfish accumulation of wealth by a small percentage of society; the surrounding vignettes illustrate the philanthr... more
Photograph shows room with book shelves, desk, display case, and framed pictures on the wall at the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas.