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  1. Polo
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    Half-naked woman reaches for flowers in a room with bookcase and cat. Artist's signature (Flich?) in white lower left.
  2. Irwin, W. F. (W. Francis), Rev.
    Image | 1902

    Open book with quotation from Bacon.
  3. Land tax receipt
    Multi-Page Item | 4 pages | 1831

    A receipt for tax payment of "five dollars and forty cents" for 160 acres of land in Illinois. The receipt was published by the State Treasurer John Dement on August 30, 1831. A letter accompanying the receipt contains on the tax payments collected in 1831.
  4. Civil War Frock Coat
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages

    This navy blue frock coat is part of the uniform that belonged to Captain Benson Wood, 34th Illinois Infantry. Accompanying the coat are Captain Wood's blue wool pants. The captain's shoulder straps are sewn at the shoulders. Nine gold colored metal buttons are stamped with eagle and the letter 'I', indicating Infantry unit. A hook-and-eye is sewn on the stand-up collar. The...
  5. Amet Magniscope
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    Thirty-five millimeter film projector made of tin, galvanized metal and brass. It has two film reels and sits on a wood base.
  6. Illinois 34th Infantry Regiment
    Multi-Page Item | 19 pages

    for example, “Promoted to2d Lieutenant” or “Discharged Jan. 1, '63, wounds.” Accompanying the roster is a summary of the regiment's activities in the Civil War. A regiment typically consisted of 10 companies with 97 men and 3 officers.
  7. Framed print of allegorical subject
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    Stages of a Man's Life from Cradle to Grave