• Abraham Lincoln, the nations martyr, assasinated April 14th 1865

    Currier & Ives (publisher)

    Three in one picture of Abraham Lincoln, General Ulysses S. Grant and General Philip Sheridan. Grant and Sheridan are printed on the front and back of the sheet, cut into narrow strips and mounted on…

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  • The Modern Poster

    Bradley, Will, 1868-1962 (artist), Charles Scribner's Sons (publisher)

    Color poster print of the Modern Poster, 1895, depicting peacock in blue and green background.

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  • Lincoln's drive through Richmond

    Carter, Dennis Malone, 1827-1881 (artist)

    Oil on canvas.

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  • Chicago in fames - the rush for life over Randolph Street Bridge

    Chapin, John Reuben, 1823-1894 (illustrator), Harper's Weekly (publisher)

    Illustration of crowds of people trying to escape over Randolph Street Bridge during the Chicago Fire of 1871. From the October 28, 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly.

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  • The Council of war

    Rogers, John, 1829-1904 (artist)

    President Lincoln examining map of the campaign; Secretary of War Stanton polishing his glasses to the right; General Grant to left

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  • The burning of Chicago

    Currier & Ives (publisher)

    Print depicting the Great Fire of 1871. It reads: The Burning of Chicago. This terrible conflagration commenced on Sunday evening Oct. 8th, 1871, and continued until stopped by the rain on Tuesday Mor…

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