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Painting

Threshing

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Description: A threshing scene during harvest time. In the background, the separater tender stands on the thresher overseeing the whole operation. He has a weighing dev...

Painting

Steam Power

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Description: A harvest scene in which an old-fashioned steam-powered tractor is hooked up to a threshing machine. There is a pile of coal next to the tractor and a tank...

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Description: A curving line of eleven men, depicted head and shoulders up, in business suits and hats, all smiling, against a white background.

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Description: Man hunting ducks standing in the marsh with his gun raised, aiming it into the air. He is wearing a hunting jacket. In the marsh are two ducks floating on...

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Description: Painted miniature of a young woman wearing a pendant necklace, blue robe over chemise, and straw bonnet with blue ribbon tied under her chin.

Date: 1921 

Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...

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Description: Painting of two men drinking at a bar. They are wearing hats and suits, and with oversized, red noses. The caption reads: "Lots of local color, 'eh?"

Painting

Silo Filling

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Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

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Description: An Ojibwa man pulls up jack pine roots to sew bark on a canoe that he's making.

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman carry materials for making a canoe out of the forest.

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Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...

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Description: An Ojibwa man and woman slit the bark on a tree as they prepare to peel it off for use in the construction of a canoe.

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Description: A painted portrait of young George Washington in the uniform of a British Colonial Colonel. The portrait was possibly made by Peale (Charles Wilson?) and o...

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Description: Horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, dropping off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

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Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

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Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...

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Description: An Ojibwa Indian man is splitting cedar wood to make ribs for the canoe he's constructing.

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Description: A canoe under construction is weighted down by rocks placed inside the vessel. The canoe is in a frame and an Ojibwa woman stands behind it.

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